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Thursday, June 22, 2017
Safeguarding Tribal Sacred Items
Senator Udall said: “Native Americans have been the
victims of theft and looting for generations. We have passed laws to
stop it, but people are exploiting the loopholes in our current laws to
sell these objects as art. They are not pieces of art – theft not only
robs Tribes of sacred objects, it robs them of a piece of their
spiritual identity. This bill is the strong action we need to put a stop
to theft and sale and ensure Tribes have a seat at the table in the
A copy of the bill is available here.
adoptees take back adoption narrative and reject propaganda
To Veronica Brown
Veronica, we adult adoptees are thinking of you today and every day. We will be here when you need us. Your journey in the adopted life has begun, nothing can revoke that now, the damage cannot be undone. Be courageous, you have what no adoptee before you has had; a strong group of adult adoptees who know your story, who are behind you and will always be so.
National Indigenous Survivors of Child Welfare Network (NISCWN)
Membership Application Form
The Network is open to all Indigenous and Foster Care Survivors any time.
The procedure is simple: Just fill out the form HERE.
As the single largest unregulated industry in the United States, adoption is viewed as a benevolent action that results in the formation of “forever families.” The truth is that it is a very lucrative business with a known sales pitch. With profits last estimated at over $1.44 billion dollars a year, mothers who consider adoption for their babies need to be very aware that all of this promotion clouds the facts and only though independent research can they get an accurate account of what life might be like for both them and their child after signing the adoption paperwork.