Indian flag flown at Alcatraz auctioned for $60KFriday, January 25, 2008
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A flag that was flown on Alcatraz Island sometime during the Indian occupation of 1969-1971 was auctioned for $60,000 in California.
The PBA Galleries auction house in San Francisco expected "Old Glory's Helper Flag" to sell between $100,000 and $150,000. But Indians who took part in the occupation say they don't remember it and don't remember Lulie Nall, a Penobscot woman who designed it and brought it to the island.
The flag was sold on behalf of Daniel Hagar, a Florida man who said Nall, who died in 1983, was his stepfather's aunt, the Associated Press reported.
Get the Story:Alcatraz flag is sold for $60,000
(The San Francisco Chronicle 1/25)Flag from American Indian occupation of Alcatraz sold at auction for $69K
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(The San Francisco Chronicle 1/24)
Alcatraz Island - http://www.nps.gov/alca
American Indian Movement - http://www.aimovement.org