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Indian Lands / Arizona #71719

ABC Evening News for Wednesday, May 20, 1981
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(Studio) Navajo land issue in Arizona said century-old problem.
REPORTER: Max Robinson

(Hopi Reservation, Arizona) Complexity of problem presented. History given. Outnumbering of Hopi Indians by Navajos said part of issue. Regulations said now requiring Navajos to move off land formerly shared with Hopis. Scenes shown. [Navajo Mae BANALIY - rails at official; slaps him.] Navajo life-style described. [Hopi chairperson Abbott SEKAQUAPTEWA - criticizes Navajo's nomad ways.] Hopi culture described as not nomadic. [Hopi Valjean JOSHEVAMA - talks of farming.] [Navajo chairperson Peter McDONALD - recalls Navajo concessions to white folk.] [Navajo Rose BROWN - threatens a fight.] Pictures of land and tribal customs shown.
REPORTER: Ken Kashiwahara

Kashiwahara, Ken;
Robinson, Max

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