American Indians at Federal offices

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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."

Originally aired on
KPIX Eye on the Bay News
Date aired
3/23/1970
Recording medium
16mm color magnetic sound film
1:19
Rights for this video belong to
CBS5 KPIX-TV
Type of material
archival news film
Event
Occupation of Alcatraz
Identifier
KPIX 101643
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3553

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