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Indian Occupation / Wisconsin #479693

NBC Evening News for Sunday, Jan 05, 1975
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(Studio) Scattered gunfire occurs around site of Indian occupation. Cease-fire agreed to. Menominee Warrior Society wants monastery turned into health center under Menominee control. Talks between Indians and Catholics ended with shootings.
REPORTER: Tom Snyder

(Gresham, WI) Menominee supporters demonstrate. Indians feel cheated out of land as white settlers moved in. Indians live in settlements. Cnty. poor in jobs and medical care. Catholic brothers want clinic for alcohol and drug abusers rather than hospital. Militant minority split from rest of tribe. [Menominee Ted BOYD - says concerned for lives of Menominees and others. Doesn't necessarily agree with warriors.] Goal of hospital within reach if peace kept.
REPORTER: Lew Allison

Reporter(s):
Allison, Lew;
Snyder, Tom
Duration:
00:02:30

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