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Natro Conference / Indians #257363

CBS Evening News for Friday, Apr 14, 1978
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(Studio) Indian conference at Window Rock, Arizona, reported.
REPORTER: Walter Cronkite

(Window Rock, Arizona) Mtg. on Navajo reservation to counter anti-Indian backlash. Federal legislature under consideration to do away with old treaties, said cause of worry. [Chairperson Mescalero Apache Wendell CHINO - calls for President Carter's concern for Indian rts. along with human rts.] Pressure for full American Indian representative at United Nations said to be sought. [American Indian Mvt. Russell MEANS - speaks of fight for survival.] Nature of movement as move to independence from whites noted. Separate identification of Indian ntns. within US thought, by some, not good idea.
REPORTER: Bernard Goldberg

Cronkite, Walter;
Goldberg, Bernard

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