Hopi Indian law suit

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KPIX news report from a press conference held by Hopi Indian representatives on May 14th 1971, who are bringing a law suit against the strip mining of land near their reservation in the Four Corners region. David Monongye states: "I was very glad to learn that many people had responded to our cause ... I hope something will come out of it, so that we may not destroy our mother  Earth ... We do not want our mother to be destroyed."

Originally aired on
KPIX Eye on the Bay News
Date aired
5/14/1971
Recording medium
16mm color magnetic sound film
1:46
Rights for this video belong to
CBS5 KPIX-TV
Type of material
archival news film
Event
Occupation of Alcatraz
Identifier
KPIX 105158
Views
7505

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I didn't really understand the full degree of atrocities dealt to the American Indian until I moved to the southwest.

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