Cultural Preservation

Volunteers Working in Black Point Historic Gardens
Events
Black Point Meeting Location
Help us restore the long-neglected gardens of East Black Point, a spectacular park site tucked away above the bustling San Francisco waterfront.
NPS arrowhead commemorating Alcatraz Occupation
Stories
In November 2019, hundreds of people from around the country came to Alcatraz to celebrate a momentous event in the Native American rights movement: The 50th anniversary of the 19-month Occupation of Alcatraz from 1969 to 1971. Here are photos of the series of events that took place on the...
Volunteers at Nike Missile Site.
Events
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Coastal Trail Trailhead at Fort Cronkhite
Help preserve historic structures and protect native habitat throughout Marin.
Volunteers at Nike Missile Site.
Events
Sat, Feb 22 9:30am-12:30pm
Battery Alexander Trailhead
Help preserve historic structures and protect native habitat throughout Marin.
Volunteers at Nike Missile Site.
Events
Bay Area Discovery Museum
Help preserve historic structures and protect native habitat throughout Marin.
Cloud hovers over the Golden Gate Bridge
Article
Watch this televised special to learn about the parks’ strong foundations and bright future welcoming all who want to bask in their beauty. Or watch just to enjoy some of that beauty from afar!
Volunteers Working in Black Point Historic Gardens
Events
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Black Point Meeting Location
Help us restore the long-neglected gardens of East Black Point, a spectacular park site tucked away above the bustling San Francisco waterfront.
Eloy Martinez, third from right, at an event on Alcatraz.
Gateways Article
On Nov. 20, 1969, a group of Native Americans set up camp on Alcatraz Island in nonviolent protest, claiming it as Indian Land under the Treaty of Fort Laramie (1868). Eloy Martinez was one of them.
Alcatraz Island
Article
At daybreak on Indigenous People’s Day 2019, in commemoration of 50th anniversary of the 1969 Occupation of Alcatraz, the Bay Area indigenous community hosted the first-ever canoe trip around the island. Starting from the Aquatic Park Historic District, the flotilla of canoes were powered by communities and families from across...