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Indian Protest #19697

ABC Evening News for Monday, Mar 13, 1972
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(Studio) American Indians gather at Pine Ridge, South Dakota, for week long protest against anti-Indian racism and brutality. Mtg. follows Gordon, Nebraska, killing of Sioux Indian by group of whites. Ethnic pride and self-confidence emerging in American Indian. Navajos of Colorado demonstrate pride differently.
REPORTER: Howard K. Smith

(Near Cortez, Colorado) (Indian dairy director, Carl TODACHEENE - hopes Navajo venture into dairy farming will show other American Indians they can be self-sustaining instead of welfare dependant. Denver housewives buy large quantities of Indian's milk after Bureau of Indian Affairs gave contract for milk for Indian school children to a white dairy which sold cheaper. Dairy herd lent to Indians by whlteman, Ray Umleah of Boulder, Colorado, but Indians are paying off loan and hope to buy herd, then expand to feed, trucking, and bakery businesses. Owners hope MOD dairy will help Indians, and white men to see Navajo in different light.]
REPORTER: Bill Wordham

Smith, Howard K.;
Wordham, Bill

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