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Whose Welfare?

Harry343 Wrote: Jan 30, 2013 1:35 PM
What's so magical about "tribal ways?" If a child has interest in "tribal ways," they can read about them or research them when they get older. How about teaching them about the "American way of life?" "American Exceptionalism?" How America has saved the world more people from tyranny than any other country in the history of the world? How America is always there first when there is disaster or when people need help? Oh, that's right, I forgot, America is evil and the source of all evil in the world.....

If there is ever a contest for the law with the most grossly misleading title, the Indian Child Welfare Act of 1978 should be a prime candidate, because the last thing this Act protects is the welfare of Indian children.

The theory behind the Indian Child Welfare Act is that an American Indian child should be raised in an American Indian culture.

Based on that theory, a newborn baby of American Indian ancestry, who was adopted immediately after birth by a white couple, was at 27 months of age taken away from the only parents she has ever known and given...