Indians at Federal offices

Date: 3/23/1970
Reference Number:
KPIX 101643
16mm newsfilm
KPIX news report opening with a brief glimpse of American Indians - including Richard Oakes - meeting with representatives at the Federal Bureau of Indian Affairs (BIA), on March 23rd 1970. KPIX's Jay Newburn interviews activist Harvey Wells who claims that they represent a united Indian nation, who want recognition as one "nationalistic body," so they may govern their own affairs. He goes on to declare: "We want to industrialize the reservations and have our people pushed into professional careers and management positions ... so that economically we can rise as individuals also."
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