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Louise Erdrich on ‘LaRose,’ and the Psychic Territory of Native Americans | In The Veins @BlueHandBooks #NoDAPL

By Lara Trace Hentz  (poet-writer) (founder of Blue Hand Books) I am remiss in mentioning I'm in the new poetry anthology IN THE VEINS (released 2-1-2017) and last year I did mention the poetry book TENDING THE FIRE by Chris Felver that is coming out in 2017.   Louise and I are both that book.  NICE!… Continue reading Louise Erdrich on ‘LaRose,’ and the Psychic Territory of Native Americans | In The Veins @BlueHandBooks #NoDAPL

Adoption Controversy · Indian Country

SOLITARY: An Observation from Within by adoptee Jesse Neubert

By Lara Trace Hentz  (Third Mom) The following essay was written by my nephew Jesse Fasthorse Neubert. I've adopted him into my family. He first wrote to me when my article "Generation after Generation We are Coming Home" was published in 2005 about adoptees called Lost Birds.  Since then we have been in constant contact… Continue reading SOLITARY: An Observation from Within by adoptee Jesse Neubert

Indian Country · Modern Disasters

Think boatloads of immigrants on Turkey Day

By Lara/Trace After the speech on immigration by Obama, I decided it's time you and I confess some of us are descendents of immigrants! So I decided to google: My (adopted) grandmother Romaine Baert immigrated from Belgium as a child. She and her brother Emil arrived at Ellis Island in New York City (circa 1900).… Continue reading Think boatloads of immigrants on Turkey Day

Adoption Controversy · End Human Trafficking · Modern Disasters

Adoption Experiment: Breaking the Spirit

The modern process of breaking the spirit of an expectant mother for the purpose of stealing her infant, reminds me of that old film taken by Hitler’s doctors of their own medical experiments, whereby they left a parent locked alone in a room with their baby, but without food or drink. They watched and filmed… Continue reading Adoption Experiment: Breaking the Spirit

Adoption Controversy · Indian Country

The other side of adoption with Patricia Busbee and Trace DeMeyer

Check Out Politics Progressive Podcasts at Blog Talk Radio with Fire Talk Production on BlogTalkRadio with Fire Talk on BlogTalkRadio LINK: http://www.blogtalkradio.com/firetalkproduction/2011/09/25/the-other-side-of-adoption-with-trace-a-demeyer This interview is about Patricia's and my book: Two Worlds: Lost Children of the Indian Adoption Projects (which had been called Split Feathers originally) We'll be speaking together at Brock University in St.… Continue reading The other side of adoption with Patricia Busbee and Trace DeMeyer

Adoption Controversy · In the News · Indian Country

Meet the Authors/Editors of Two Worlds

Patricia and I will be giving a book talk in Ontario - very exciting! Come join us - open to the public! Our anthology is being offered to the entire community as part of a Summer Reads Program! Click link to read more: Two Worlds

Adoption Controversy · Indian Country

State Sanctioned Kidnapping: Actor-Adoptee Eric Schweig

A speech was given by actor-adoptee Eric Schweig on February 19, 1999 at the Vancouver Inner City Foster Care Conference. Invited to the conference to share his own experiences and perspectives, Eric was pleased to have the opportunity to speak on a topic close to his heart. The ramifications and issues surrounding interracial/cultural adoption are,… Continue reading State Sanctioned Kidnapping: Actor-Adoptee Eric Schweig

Adoptionland · American Indians

Stolen Generations: Adoption as a Weapon

   top photo available now on Amazon and in all ebook stores By Peter d'Errico  January 02, 2013 (Indian Country Today Media) Two Worlds: Lost Children of the Indian Adoption Projects is a new book about the campaign to break indigenous social structures by removing the children: "Governments…paid agencies and churches to remove and Christianize… Continue reading Stolen Generations: Adoption as a Weapon

Adoption Controversy · Indian Country

We are still here

I wrote the following preface for my anthology TWO WORLDS: Lost Children of the Indian Adoption Projects: EXCERPT: All of our lives the adoptees in this book have lived under an "adoptee stigma" of assimilation. We are often called transracial adoptees because we were raised outside our culture and by non-Indian parents. With a book,… Continue reading We are still here

Books/eBooks · Indian Country

The Real Criminals: Adoption Mafia

Please read this post THE REAL CRIMINALS on my other blog: http://splitfeathers.blogspot.com/ Jay Winter Nightwolf’s “American Indians’ Truths … the Most Dangerous and Enlightening Show on Radio” WPFW 89.3 FM (Pacifica) - Friday Evenings – 7-8 PM Online Live Stream … http://www.wpfw.org Friday, November 30th, 2012 “Two Worlds: Lost Children of the Indian Adoption Projects… Continue reading The Real Criminals: Adoption Mafia

Books/eBooks · Indian Country

Major contribution to Native American history published

TWO WORLDS, Lost Children of the Indian Adoption Projects offers astounding narratives that challenge views on adoption     After generations of Native children were forcibly removed from their Tribes and placed in residential boarding schools, children were also being placed in closed adoptions with non-Indian families in North America. Finding those children became a mission for… Continue reading Major contribution to Native American history published