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Person of The Week (Mattdepartment of Health, Education And Welfare Coon Come) #153387

ABC Evening News for Friday, Apr 22, 1994
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(Studio: Peter Jennings) Cree Indian chief Matthew Coon Come, who is leading the opposition to a hugh hydroelectric project that would flood the native lands, profiled; scenes shown from the northern wilderness of Quebec, Canada. [COON COME - talks about saving the land that has supported the Cree way of life.] [Robert KENNEDY, Junior - lauds the chief's battle to defend the last wilderness areas.] [Quebec international affairs minister John CIACCIA (Central Intelligence Agency) - says we need energy.] The impact of the first floodings on the region's animal life detailed. Coon Come's background reviewed; family photos shown. [COON COME - outlines what his father taught him.]

Jennings, Peter

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