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California / Natural Gas / Indian Protest #258776

CBS Evening News for Thursday, Jul 13, 1978
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(Studio) Envtlists.-technologists battle noted.
REPORTER: Roger Mudd

(California Coast) South California Gas Company film shown. Point Concepcion, California, as site for liquefied natural gas terminal noted. Plans explained. Drawings shown. Opposition to idea, especially by group of Chumash Indians reported Area said site of ancient Indian villages and burials and earthly point of departure for souls of dead. [Sioux medicine man Chief Archie Fire LAME DEER - compares situation to telling Christians there is no heaven.] Utility co. reactions and California need for natural gas noted. [Western Liquefied Natural Gas Terminal Association Keith McKINNEY - hopes to avoid eviction of Indians, but will do so if necessary.] [Chumash spokesperson Sepe GUTIERREZ - vows whatever action necessary, even include weapons to maintain stance.] Protesters vow to keep western door, even at risk of life, noted. Film of area shown.
REPORTER: Barry Petersen

Mudd, Roger;
Petersen, Barry

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