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American Indian Oral History: Interview with Tom LaBlanc, Interview Date: 1976 January 12, Date Digitized: 1/23/2017

Identifier: MSS0018_au047

Scope and Contents

The oral history interview with Tom LaBlanc concerning his involvement with the American Indian Movement (AIM) and his activism for American Indians was conducted by UNO student Emmett Hoctor on January 12, 1976. LaBlanc shared his opinions on the then-current situation of Indian affairs and the position of the federal government in relation to Native American communities. LaBlanc shared stories from his childhood, about his family, and about his involvement with activism, AIM, the Trail of Broken Treaties, and occupation of the Bureau of Indian Affairs building.


  • Creation: Interview Date: 1976 January 12
  • Creation: Date Digitized: 1/23/2017


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1 Cassettes

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Materials Specific Details


Materials Specific Details

Original format: cassette tape; Digital format: mp3


Interviewer: Emmett Hoctor


Runtime: 01:06:43

Repository Details

Part of the University of Nebraska at Omaha Archives & Special Collections Repository

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