Interview with John Trudell at Fisherman's Wharf

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KQED news report from Fisherman’s Wharf in San Francisco on August 14th 1970 featuring an interview with John Trudell, who discusses the current lack of water and sanitation on Alcatraz. He also tries to explain the moral and political reasons why American Indians continue to occupy the island, in defiance of Federal paternalism. “We’re concerned about … people on the reservations that, that are being forced to assimilate or die out. We’re worried about things like our language and culture. We want this on our own terms … It’s part of us.”

Originally aired on
KQED News
Date aired
8/14/1970
Recording medium
16mm color magnetic sound film
5:00
Rights for this video belong to
NCPB/KQED
Type of material
archival news film
Event
Occupation of Alcatraz
Identifier
KQN 873
Views
10124

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