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Wisconsin / Chippewa Indians vs. Fishermen #568844

NBC Evening News for Saturday, May 06, 1989
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(Studio: Maria Shriver) Report introduced.

(Vilas Cnty., WI: Jim Cummins) Conflict between Chippewa Indians, who spear fish, and sport fishermen over fishing rights in waters of north WI featured; details given, scenes shown. [Bait shop owner Tommy ZINDA, resort OWNER - explain impact on their businesses.] Response of Governor Tommy Thompson noted. [WI department of natural resources' Dave KORNELIUS - says it is racism.] [INDIAN - responds.] [Second INDIAN - says United States needs to honor its treaty commitments to Indians.]

Cummins, Jim;
Shriver, Maria

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