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NBC Evening News for Wednesday, Jul 02, 1980
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(Studio) Supreme Court order of payment by United States government to Sioux Indian nation for Black Hills of South Dakota recalled; details given.
REPORTER: John Chancellor

(Lower Brule Reservation, SD) Historical, religious and economy importance of land to Sioux noted; treaty of 1868 recalled broken. Photo shown. Sioux tribal cncl reported deciding on whether to accept Supreme Court-ordered payment of land or not; implications of their acceptance of award cited. [MEN - comment.] Criticism of award by some Sioux outlined.
REPORTER: Norma Quarles

Reporter(s):
Chancellor, John;
Quarles, Norma
Duration:
00:02:00

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