here and I've included it in the new book TWO WORLDS: Lost Children of the Indian Adoption Projects.
16, 2010, the documentary “Lost Sparrow” premiered on PBS
Independent Lens. Based on a true incident in 1978, two Crow Indian brothers
(both adoptees) ran away from home and were found dead on railroad tracks the
|Four Native American children adopted by the Billing family|
Chris Billing’s film takes a closer look at what killed these two boys and what truth shattered his entire family.
The filmmaker is one of four biological children. His parents adopted six, with four of them from the Crow tribe. Billing was 16 when the boys died. The family buries them in
and moves on with their lives. His parents eventually
The filmmaker narrates how his little brothers Bobby (13) and Tyler (11) were trying to help their sister Lana (also Crow). Lana told her brothers she was being sexually molested by their adoptive father.