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American Indian Children Faring Poorly in Foster Care


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- 3460 days ago - indiancountrytoday.com
Of the approximately 500,000 American youth in foster care, Native American kids are faring among the worst, according to youth advocacy and policy experts.



   

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Jack Spratt (46)
Friday June 19, 2009, 3:51 am
What we long for, the hunger never fulfilled, is found not in things but animals & people. As a WASP I hold dear my long past relative: a Crow. His spirit and God's tells me that my fortune is to be found in the halt, lame, blind and within all the neglecteed and abandoned people. As a WASP I know that this land upon which I stand once "belonged" to a people who had no sense of ownership or property. By racial definition I am complicit in the destruction of their religion, their food supply, their people and now their sanity by holding them captive and enslaved to poverty. I personally feel too old to do more than 'talk' and cannot 'walk-the-walk' but merely beg you to love them as you love yourself.
 

Winefred M (88)
Saturday June 20, 2009, 8:37 am
Noted with interest. Thanks Cal.
 

Past Member (0)
Saturday June 20, 2009, 2:28 pm
Thanks",Cal noted..
 

sue M (184)
Saturday June 20, 2009, 7:02 pm
And sadly most are pumped with anti psychotics that they do not need or have ever needed.
 

Charles Austin (27)
Thursday February 7, 2013, 9:43 pm
We have recently launched a national advocacy group to help foster kids. Please check it out! http://www.adoptacare.org/
 
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