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Wisconsin / Fishing Rights Controversy #108847

ABC Evening News for Monday, Apr 27, 1987
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(Studio: Peter Jennings) Report introduced.

(Lac du Flambeau, WI: Chris Bury) History of fishing rights dispute here between Chippewa Indians and non-Indians explained, discussed; scenes shown. [Chippewa Jerry MAULSON - defs. tribe's ancestral rights.] [OPPONENT - criticizes amount of fish taken by Indians.] [DEMONSTRATOR - opposes lack of equal rights with Indians.] Original treaty involved shown, quoted. [Resort owner Don HILLER - cites treaty's implications for tourist business] [WI department natural resources spokesperson George MEYER - denies Indians are depleting fish supply.] Incr. violence against Chippewas described.

Bury, Chris;
Jennings, Peter

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