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Whose Welfare?

SdAufKla Wrote: Jan 30, 2013 11:30 AM
"But nothing we can do today can undo the wrongs of the past -- especially not by creating the same wrongs again, in reverse." This statement also applies in many other situations and circumstances in America today. American Indian "leaders" are just part of a larger group in America today that includes the NAACP, the Urban League, and La Raza and many others that play the race and bigotry card to keep alive their own vile forms of hatred and resentment that have nothing to do with making the lives of their constituents better and everything to do with furthering their own power hungry agendas.

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...