Adam Fortunate Eagle

Adam Fortunate Eagle (born Adam Nordwall), hereditary member of the Ojibwa Nation, is a Native American activist and was the principal organizer of the 1969-71 occupation of Alcatraz Island by "Indians of All Tribes."

Read more about Adam Fortunate Eagle:  Early Life, Time in San Francisco, Discovery of Italy, Works, Later Life, Bibliography

Other articles related to "adam fortunate eagle":

Franklin Gritts - Return To Teaching
... One of Gritts’ students after the war was Adam Fortunate Eagle Nordwall ... Adam Fortunate Eagle was able to find employment as a commercial artist with the skills he learned at Haskel] ... Years later in 1968, Adam Fortunate Eagle was named by the FBI as the principal organizer of the Indian occupation of Alcatraz after it ceased being used as a prison by the federal ...

Famous quotes containing the words eagle, adam and/or fortunate:

    Sleep softly . . . eagle forgotten . . . under the stone.
    Vachel Lindsay (1879–1931)

    When Adam found his rib was gone
    He cursed and sighed and cried and swore
    And looked with cold resentment on
    The creature God has used it for.
    John Hollander (b. 1929)

    Euclid alone
    Has looked on Beauty bare. Fortunate they
    Who, though once only and then but far away,
    Have heard her massive sandal set on stone.
    Edna St. Vincent Millay (1892–1950)