Burial Ground Discovered on Construction Site

 
Date: 2/1/1978
Reference Number:
KPIX 139238
Format:
16mm newsfilm
Description/Summary:
KPIX Eyewitness News report from February 1st 1978 by Jim Avila in San Jose featuring scenes from a Native American burial ground, discovered on a Holiday Inn construction site. Includes a brief interview with a man who points to the broken remains of a human leg bone and reflects that: "If people don't have respect for our dead, they can't have very much respect for the living."
Availability:
Mp4 video file streaming online in DIVA:
https://diva.sfsu.edu/collections/sfbatv/bundles/190660
Collection/Copyright Holder:
CBS5 KPIX-TV
Further Details:
Contact resident Film Archivist Alex Cherian (Email: acherian@sfsu.edu)