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Special Segment (Stealing Indian History) #511573

NBC Evening News for Wednesday, Jul 02, 1980
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(Studio) Importance of Southwest Indian archaeological finds noted; one Hopi town said oldest community on the continent.
REPORTER: John Chancellor

(Hopi Reservation, Arizona) Destruction of important Indian archaeological sites by private indivs. examined; films shown, several towns named. [Dr. Stephen LeBLANC - comments.] Pvt. collectors' methods of retrieving pottery compared to that used by archaeologists. [Terry REEDHEAD - comments.] Inability of collectors to discern all available information from site as archaeologists do noted. [LeBLANC - comments.] New law protecting Indian relics on private land discussed; photos of those 1st convicted under law shown. [Hopi police chief Ivan SYDNEY - comments.]
REPORTER: Frank Bourgholtzer

Bourgholtzer, Frank;
Chancellor, John

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