|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
"We want to take time to honor somebody," explained Dan King, a member of the Oneida Nation of Wisconsin, who introduced Dusten Brown.
..."Dusten and Veronica represent many, many families all over the country," Sandy White Hawk said. "There's a reason all of this is happening."
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