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Wednesday, October 16, 2013

Dusten Brown honored by NCAI

Dusten Brown honored by National Congress of American Indians
Jefferson Keel of the Chickasaw Nation (left), president of the National Congress of American Indians, and Sandy White Hawk wrap Dusten Brown in a prayer quilt Tuesday. MIKE SIMONS / Tulsa World

The custody case is viewed as 

an issue of tribal sovereignty

By MICHAEL OVERALL World Staff Writer |
At the end of an open-mic session Tuesday morning, delegates were still lining up to talk about tribal sovereignty when the sergeant at arms interrupted.
"We want to take time to honor somebody," explained Dan King, a member of the Oneida Nation of Wisconsin, who introduced Dusten Brown.

At the National Congress of American Indians, it wasn't necessary to explain that Brown is the biological father of "Baby Veronica."

..."Dusten and Veronica represent many, many families all over the country," Sandy White Hawk said. "There's a reason all of this is happening."

Read here:  http://www.tulsaworld.com/news/dusten-brown-honored-by-national-congress-of-american-indians/article_b8b6d647-25f9-5037-80da-3202a4c36e83.html

2 comments:

  1. Have you seen this horrible new development regarding Baby Desirai?

    http://indiancountrytodaymedianetwork.com/2013/10/16/adult-son-couple-adopting-deseray-says-they-were-abusive-parents-151775

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    1. I feel sicker than I did two weeks ago. When I call adoption human trafficking, I see now others are, too. We will watch this case closely Robin.

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