Indians at Federal offices
KPIX news report opening with a brief glimpse of American Indians - including Richard Oakes - meeting with representatives at the Federal Bureau of Indian Affairs (BIA), on March 23rd 1970. KPIX's Jay Newburn interviews activist Harvey Wells who claims that they represent a united Indian nation, who want recognition as one "nationalistic body," so they may govern their own affairs. He goes on to declare: "We want to industrialize the reservations and have our people pushed into professional careers and management positions ... so that economically we can rise as individuals also."
Added to Bay Area Television Archive on September 22, 2009.
- Originally aired on: KPIX Eye on the Bay News
- Date aired: 3/23/1970
- Recording medium: 16mm color magnetic sound film
- Rights for this video belong to: CBS5 KPIX-TV
- Duration: 1:19
- Type of material: archival news film
- Event: Occupation of Alcatraz
- KPIX 101643.mp4 (10.31 MB – MPEG4 video)
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- Imported from external collection.
- Update by Alex Cherian over a year ago