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Indian Nations / Law #180056

ABC Evening News for Saturday, May 23, 1998
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(Studio: Elizabeth Vargas) Report introduced.

(Enumclaw, WA: Judy Muller) Proposed legislation to regulate American Indian nations, which are legally considered sovereign, featured; details given of the increased tension between tribes and local people; scenes shown from rural Washington, where the Muckleshoot Indians are building an amphitheater in opposition to the local residents' wishes. [Muckleshoot tribe John HALLIDAY - talks jobs.] [Local resident Jill JENSEN, farmer Wade BENNETT, Senator Slade GORTON - oppose the project and the exemption of tribes from local land use laws.]

Muller, Judy;
Vargas, Elizabeth

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