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Clif Saunders discusses self-determination in the Native American community

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Title:
Clif Saunders discusses self-determination in the Native American community
Description:
In this clip Clif Saunders, Director of the Boston Indian Council, discusses the concept of self-determination following the recent executive order issued by Massachusetts legislature recognizing Native Americans. Overall in the program Barbara Barrow discusses the recent executive order issued by Massachusetts legislature recognizing Native Americans with Clif Saunders, Director of the Boston Indian Council. Topics include the implications that recognition will have for Native Americans, the services Native Americans requested of the state before the executive order was issued (both socioeconomic and legal), the hopes for federal recognition, the still unacknowledged issues of Native Americans in the Boston area despite the executive order, issues raised on a recent Today show about Native Americans not wanting their land back, the "paternalism" of the the United States government, and the desire for self-determination. Additional segments include a 1974 interview with an unnamed aboriginal man from Australia conducted by Dighton Spooner, commentary by David Crippens from Say Brother program 103 and the "Community Calendar." Produced by Barbara Barrow. Directed by Conrad White.
Producer:
Barrow-Murray, Barbara
Creator:
Moore, Melvin
Director:
White, Conrad
Contributor:
Cross, June
Contributor:
Balhatchet, Tom
Host:
Barrow-Murray, Barbara
Contributor:
Buccheri, Ron
Contributor:
Kramer, Sharon
Contributor:
Nicholas , Huntley, Jr.
Contributor:
Clarke, Brian
Contributor:
Chigas, Basil
Contributor:
Fairweather, Bill
Contributor:
Hutton, David
Contributor:
Hill, Rebecca
Contributor:
Kane, Pat
Contributor:
Coleman, Vern
Contributor:
MacDonald, Greg
Contributor:
Holden, Dick
Contributor:
Mahard, Fran
Contributor:
Demers, Leo
Contributor:
Sullivan, John
Date:
November 12, 1976
Format:
Film/Video
Location:
WGBH
Collection (local):
WGBH Open Vault
Series:
Say Brother
Subjects:
Indians of North America--Legal status, laws, etc.
Saunders, Clif
Massachusetts. General Court
Segregation
Civil rights
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Publisher:
WGBH Educational Foundation
Identifier:
V_CA57AC955644404380B32741272FA581