Original Poster: May Day "If our people fight one tribe at a time, all will be killed. They can cut off our fingers one by one, but if we join together we will make a powerful fist."

Washington DC: Students & Youth for a Peoples' Peace, [1971]. Poster from the 1971 May Day protests in Washington, DC, a series of large-scale civil disobedience actions in protest against the Vietnam War. The poster reproduces a well-known portrait of Sioux chief Sitting Bull, and utilizes a quote by him on the upper half. Students & Youth for a Peoples' Peace was spearheaded by the May Day Tribe, a group made up of Yippies and some of the more militant elements of the anti-war movement. The protests resulted in a series of violent clashes between demonstrators and police, resulting in more than 12,000 arrests. We find no examples in the trade (2018), and while OCLC shows a cataloged listing for the poster, the only holding is a digital image in the U.New Mexico archives. A2. Original three-color poster, offset lithographed in black, white and red, measuring 43cm x 56cm (16 7/8" x 22 2/8"). A Fine example.

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