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by DESMOND WILCOX
The characters we know from fiction who still live on today. Thirteen programmes which look at figures in an American landscape. 11: The Indian Chief
In the land where, finally, the white man said they would be left in peace Joe de la Cruz, Indian Chief, is leading his people in a fight for their rights - and their dignity. He is Chief of the Quinault Indian tribe in Washington State in the beautiful Pacific North West and, this year, has been elected President of all the Chiefs, of all the tribes in the United States.
One hundred and twenty years ago the Quinault tribe - like so many other Indian tribes - signed a treaty with the white men giving up more than two million acres of land in order to be left in peace on the reservation. They were guaranteed hunting and fishing rights, a guarantee that was never kept. Now they want those rights and have already won a court decision to prove it.
JOE DE LA CRUZ uses lawyers instead of warriors and planning regulations instead of bows and arrows. Already he is spoken of with respect in Washington and the White House.
Photography NAT CROSBY
Film recordist SIMON WILSON Film editor CHUCK DESPINS Historical adviser
PROFESSOR MARCUS CUNLIFFE Research SALLY EVANS
Executive producer ADAM CLAPHAM Producer JOHN BIRD

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Unknown: Desmond Wilcox
Unknown: Nat Crosby
Unknown: Simon Wilson
Unknown: Professor Marcus Cunliffe
Unknown: Sally Evans
Producer: Adam Clapham

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