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Say Brother; State Recognition After 400 Years: Who and Why ?; Clif Saunders discusses self-determination in the Native American community

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11/12/1976

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.


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Series
Say Brother
Program
State Recognition After 400 Years: Who and Why ?
Program Number

705

Title

Clif Saunders discusses self-determination in the Native American community

Series Description

Say Brother is WGBH's longest running public affairs television program by, for and about African Americans, and is now known as Basic Black. Since its inception in 1968, Say Brother has featured the voices of both locally and nationally known African American artists, athletes, performers, politicians, professionals, and writers including: Muhammad Ali, Maya Angelou, Thomas Atkins, Amiri Baraka, Doris Bunte, Julian Bond, Stokely Carmichael, Louis Farrakhan, Nikki Giovanni, Odetta Gordon, Henry Hampton, Benjamin Hooks, Jesse Jackson, Hubie Jones, Mel King, Eartha Kitt, Elma Lewis, Haki Madhubuti, Wallace D. Muhammad, Charles Ogletree, Babatunde Olatunji, Byron Rushing, Owusu Sadaukai, and Sonia Sanchez. Series release date: 7/15/1968

Asset Type

Clip

Media Type

Video

Subjects
Indians of North America--Legal status, laws, etc.
Saunders, Clif
Massachusetts. General Court
Segregation
Civil rights
Genres
Magazine
Topics
Race and Ethnicity
Creators
Barrow-Murray, Barbara (Producer)
Moore, Melvin (Associate Producer)
White, Conrad (Director)
Contributors
Cross, June (Production Assistant)
Balhatchet, Tom (Audio Editor)
Barrow-Murray, Barbara (Host)
Buccheri, Ron (Switcher)
Kramer, Sharon (Graphic Designer)
Nicholas , Huntley, Jr. (Film Sound)
Clarke, Brian (Assistant To The Producer)
Chigas, Basil (Stage Manager)
Fairweather, Bill (Video)
Hutton, David (Videotape Editor)
Hill, Rebecca (Fashion Consultant)
Kane, Pat (Videotape Editor)
Coleman, Vern (Audio)
MacDonald, Greg (Camera)
Holden, Dick (Camera)
Mahard, Fran (Scenic Design)
Demers, Leo (Videotape Recordist)
Sullivan, John (Lighting)
Publication Information
WGBH Educational Foundation
Citation
Chicago: “Say Brother; State Recognition After 400 Years: Who and Why ?; Clif Saunders discusses self-determination in the Native American community,” 11/12/1976, WGBH Media Library & Archives, accessed December 5, 2016, http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_CA57AC955644404380B32741272FA581.
MLA: “Say Brother; State Recognition After 400 Years: Who and Why ?; Clif Saunders discusses self-determination in the Native American community.” 11/12/1976. WGBH Media Library & Archives. Web. December 5, 2016. <http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_CA57AC955644404380B32741272FA581>.
APA: Say Brother; State Recognition After 400 Years: Who and Why ?; Clif Saunders discusses self-determination in the Native American community. Boston, MA: WGBH Media Library & Archives. Retrieved from http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_CA57AC955644404380B32741272FA581
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