Every year this event happens on Alcatraz in the San Francisco Bay. Here is the information you'll need to be a part of it. Just bundle up and bring some coffee!
The Indigenous People's Thanksgiving Sunrise Ceremony commemorates the 1969-1971 occupation of Alcatraz Island by the "Indians of All Tribes."
Ferry ticket info: Thursday, November 22, 2007. Ticket sales and boarding begins at 4:15 am. The first departure from Alcatraz Landing is at 4:30 am with 5 additional departures leaving Alcatraz Landing approximately every 15 minutes. The last departure from Alcatraz Landing will be at 6:00 am. Boats begin returning from Alcatraz Island at the conclusion of the Sunrise Gathering Ceremony.
Tickets can also be purchased by calling
415 981-7625 or at the Pier 33 Ticket Booth. The ticket booth opens at 4:00 am on Thursday, November 22, 2007. Tickets are $12.00 per person. Children 5 and under are free.
International Indian Council