American Indians Activists' painted statement is emblazoned on tower once more
By Carl Nolte
However, the government has made an exception for graffiti left behind during the Indian occupation of the island--and it helped restore signs painted by hand on a landmark water tower.
"PEACE AND FREEDOM WELCOME HOME OF THE FREE INDIAN LAND," the writing says in red letters 4 and 5 feet high.
"We restored it because it has a social significance," Koenen said recently. "It is part of what this park is all about."