AIM press conference on Oglala incident

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KQED News report from June 27th 1975 featuring a press conference held by the American Indian Movement (AIM), about yesterday's shooting of Little Joe Killsright Stuntz by the FBI at the Jumping Bull Ranch, in the Lakota Sioux Pine Ridge Reservation, near Oglala (South Dakota). A spokesman refers to the killing of Killsright as "murder" and goes on to declare that: "The history of the United States is one of 200 years of death and destruction of Indian people." Roxanne Dunbar-Ortiz describes their perspective on this incident and explains they feel that the FBI approached a private residence: "Very aggressively and people felt they had to defend themselves."

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archival news film
KQN 2316

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