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Indians and Bureaucrats / New Mexico #246641

CBS Evening News for Sunday, Jun 27, 1976
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(Studio) Report on Indian gathering.
REPORTER: Bob Schieffer

(NM) Department of Health, Education and Welfare officials from Washington, DC visit Pueblo Indians. Nixon administration decisions with regard to Indians noted. [National tribal chief Wendel CHINO - says Western states want to diminish tribal sovereignty.] Bureau of Indian Affairs has biggest government say with regard to Indians. Problems include: need for treatment ctrs. for alcoholics, high unemployment and poverty. Project to make and sell adobe brick shown to bureaucrats. Bits of Indian history described. [Taos Pueblo leader Paul BERNAL - says needed federal projects have been turned down.] [Department of Health, Education and Welfare representative Robert DUBLIN - says groundwork of training and aid must be given before Indians allowed to determine own affairs.]
REPORTER: Steve Young

Schieffer, Bob;
Young, Steve

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