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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - June 26, 1974, Lethbridge, Alberta Wednesday, Junt LETHBRIDGE HERALD-19 Indians march on legislature VICTORIA (CP) About 750 Indians from different parts of British Columbia marched on the provincial legislature Tuesday afternoon to demonstrate for native rights Carrying placards which spelled out their demands we want work, not welfare, let us fish and hunt in peace, we need 5 000 houses now they walked three miles through city streets in a cold, windy drizzle from Songhees Indian reserve, where they were camped since the weekend They heard a dozen native leaders outline special Indian grievances on education, housing, taxation, land claims unemployment and an eloquent address from Chief Dan George in which he told them to "rise up again and go forward George Manuel president of the National Indian Brotherhood of Canada, told them "we are celebrating two anniversaries Exactly 98 years ago, a troop of U S cavalry under command of Gen George Custer were "exterminated by the Indian he said to loud cheers from the mostly young demonstrators On the same day five years ago, the federal government white paper on Indian policy was published It terminate all special rights of Canadian Indians and scrap the Indian Act, said Mr Manuel Loud protests from Indians across the country killed the paper, he added He asked Indians to vote en masse for the candidate in the July 8 federal election who promises to eradicate poverty among native peoples, but didn't mention any political parties Indians hold the balance in 21 federal ridings, he said Human Resources Minister Norman Levi, who is responsible for most Indian matters that affect the provincial government, spoke to the crowd from the steps of the legislative buildings He read a prepared text which listed the government's since taking office 22 months ago and was interrupted several times by prolonged booing Loudest disapproval came when he said that settlement of the aboriginal land claims question was up to Ottawa to solve on its own "It would be highly improper for B C to participate in these he said LOUDEST CHEERS Chief Dan George, a Squamish Indian from North Vancouver well known as an actor got the loudest cheers from the protestors when he delivered a speech first made on Dominion Day in 1967 in Vancouver to people gathered to celebrate Canada's centennial "Let me once again as in days of old dominate my he said, clad in a multi-colored blanket He said the lands on which the legislative buildings stand were once Indian lands, but were never paid for by the provincial government Indians shouldn't have to demonstrate to state their grievances, he added "Our white brothers should demonstrate to prove the land is theirs jNarcotic smugglers executed TEHRAN. Iran (AP) Six narcotics smugglers were executed Tuesday by firing squad, raising the toll of criminals executed in 30 months to 236 Under Iranian law, anyone caught with more than 10 grams of heroin or other hard drugs or one kilogram of opium will be shot after a military trial LONG TIME BEARING The American buffalo (bison) has the longest gestation a minimum output of one CHIEF DAN GEORGE Man is jailed for 87 cents HAIFA, Israel (AP) A lo- cal court has sentenced an Is- raeli Arab, Mohammed Gaider, to three years in prison for stealing a handbag that contained the' equivalent of 87 cents The prosecution said Gaider and another Arab took the bag from a 74-year- old woman Vanished three years ago, agent found dead at home LONDON (Reuter) The skeleton of British intelligence agent Sir Peregrine Henniker-Heaton, who vanished three years ago, has been found seated in an armchair in his study at his London home It was dressed in a dark brown suit Beside it was an empty bottle and a note which said he could not go on with his life and asked his wife not to make "too much" of the funeral Police were trying to determine Tuesday why the study apparently remained locked and unentered all this time The large house in the West London suburb of Baling was split into two apartments, the upper one for Sir Peregrine and the other for his wife, Lady Margaret, and son Yvo When Sir Peregrine went for a morning stroll Oct 5, 1971, and disappeared, no one apparently searched the study in his apartment FOUND BY SON Two days ago, Yvo went into the vacant apartment to find some long- lost records and after trying several keys he opened the study and found the skeleton of his father Posters attack mayor PEKING (Reuter) Pe- king's deputy mayor, Chia Ting, came under attack in wall posters appearing here the first time a member of the city leadership has been criticized by name Previous posters have ac- cused "some comrades" in the Peking Municipal Revolutionary Committee (MRC) of trying to keep the lid on the current criticism campaign, which has gath- ered momentum in recent weeks Ask About The NEW INVISIBLE Multicocal Lens (MULTILUX) 9 a.m. 6 p.m. 9 9 Thursday Friday 1947 -1974 NATIONAL DEPARTMENT STORES Many Unadvertised Specials throughout the Store! 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