When Native American activists from around the U.S. took over Alcatraz in 1969, George P. Horse Capture was a steel inspector for the state Department of Water Resources -- a young man on his way to a solid career and ever further away from any sense of pride in his Montana reservation roots.
"I was very happy climbing that white mountain of success," he once said. "But then I looked down over the top, and there was nothing there."
The solution was to switch mountains. Joining the pr...