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Alaska / Indian-Sierra Club Conflict #290234

CBS Evening News for Tuesday, May 10, 1983
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(Studio) Report introduced
REPORTER: Dan Rather

(Admiralty Island, AK) Tlinkit Indians' history in Alaska and especially on Admiralty Island outlined. [Indian Corporation spokesperson Herman KITKA, Senior - notes Indians' position.] [Sierra Club spokesperson Durwood ZAELKE - will continue legal battle to protect island] Conflict between Sierra Club and Indian Corporation over Admiralty Island examined. [KITKA - believes Sierra Club is dividing Indians.] [Island resident Cooney STARR - believes corporation is concerned only with money.] Indian Corp.'s effort to harvest timber and Sierra Club's legal efforts to halt them noted. [ZAELKE - is committed to keeping corporation off island] [Corporation spokesperson Ethel STATON - responds.] Current status of dispute described.
REPORTER: Barry Petersen

Petersen, Barry;
Rather, Dan

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