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Sunday, May 9, 2010
A bit about me...
Award-winning Shawnee-Cherokee author Trace A. DeMeyer self-published her memoir, One Small Sacrifice: Lost Children of the Indian Adoption Projects, which includes opening her adoption and little-known history and details on the Indian Adoption Project resulting in the Indian Child Welfare Act. Trace is former editor of the Pequot Times in Connecticut and editor/co-founder of Ojibwe Akiing; she was news reporter and photographer at the national Native newspaper News From Indian Country in Wisconsin (1996-1999).
Her academic writing, “Power, Politics and the Pequot: The world’s Richest Indians” was presented in Munich at the 26th American Indian Workshop. She is also the author of “Honor Restored: The Story of Jim Thorpe” in the book “The Olympics at the Millennium: Power, Politics and the Games 2000, published by Rutgers Press.
Her writing, interviews and poetry has been published in newspapers and journals in the USA, Canada and Europe. Trace, a graduate of the University of Wisconsin-Superior, has received numerous news and feature writing awards. Among the many she’s interviewed, her favorites include American Indian Movement’s John Trudell, imprisoned Lakota warrior Leonard Peltier and late movie legend Floyd Red Crow Westerman from Dances with Wolves.
UNIVERSTIY OF ARKANSAS AT LITTLE ROCK AMERICAN NATIVE PRESS ARCHIVES,
SEQUOYAH NATIONAL RESEARCH CENTER
TRACE A. DEMEYER COLLECTION
Total Boxes: 1
Other Storage Formats: None
Linear Feet: 0.25
Gift from Trace A. DeMeyer, February 2004
Ownership and Literary Rights
The Trace A. DeMeyer Collection is the physical property of the American Native Press Archives of the Sequoyah National Research Center, University of Arkansas at Little Rock. Literary rights, including copyrights, belong to the author or her legal heirs and assigns. For further information, consult the appropriate curator.
Restrictions on Access
The Trace A. DeMeyer Collection is open for research.
Trace A. DeMeyer Collection. American Native Press Archives of the Sequoyah National Research Center.
Trace A. DeMeyer is a website designer and author who identifies as an adoptee with Native American ancestry. She has written extensively on the subject of adoption. She has worked as a journalist, contributing to a wide range of Native American journals and newspapers and has served as editor of the Pequot Times.
DESCRIPTION OF THE COLLECTION
The Trace A. DeMeyer Collection contains correspondence, typescript, and printed matter related to DeMeyer's work with the Pequot Times. Materials cover the period 2000-2004.
1 1. Correspondence, 2003-2004
2. Curriculum Vitae--Trace A. DeMeyer
3. Personal Essays--Trace A. DeMeyer
4. Campaign materials designed for Karen Hatcher--Trace A. DeMeyer, November 2002
5. NAJA Presentation--First Contact, June 16 2000
6. "Indictments come in Anna Mae's murder"--Typescript--2003
7. Editorial--November 2002
8. [Historic Eastern Pequot Nation]--Pequot Times, March 2003-- Typescript
9. Center for Creative Leadership," Foxwoods Spirit, March 2003-- Typescript
10. Interview with Marcia Jones Flowers and James Chuna (Eastern Pequot Tribal Nation)--Typescript--November 13, 2002
11. Interview with Marcia Jones Flowers and James Chuna (Eastern Pequot Tribal Nation)--Type script Working Draft--November 13 2002
12. Interview with Marcia Jones Flowers and James Chuna (Eastern Pequot Tribal Nation)--Draft edited for publication--Typescript-- November 13, 2002
13. "Adopted Indians Want to Fill Void," Wisconsin State Journal, May 18 2003--Typescript
14. Interview with Penny Gamble Williams (Chappaquiddick)-- Typescript--June 6, 2003
15. "Historic Reconnection held in Bermuda," Pequot Times,--Typescript
16. Interview with Penny Gamble Williams (Chappaquiddick)--DeMeyer's typescript draft before Williams' revisions--June 6, 2003
17. Interview with Penny Gamble Williams (Chappaquiddick)--Part II-- Typescript--June 6 2003
18. Interview with Penny Gamble Williams (Chappaquiddick)--Part I-- Typescript--June 6 2003
19. Interview with Penny Gamble Williams (Chappaquiddick)--Part II-- June 6 2003
20. Editorial--Trace A. DeMeyer--Typescript--September 2003
21. Young women crowned Miss Eastern Pequot"--Typescript--September 2003
22. "More Milestones for Native Americans"--Typescript--2003
23. "Tlingit legend Kusah Hakwaan takes Jury award in New Haven Film Fest."--Pequot Times--Typescript
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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.
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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.