Indigenous Peoples and Human Rights

September 26, 2013

Listen: Choctaw Ben Carnes: Indian Child Welfare 'These are our children'

ICWA: These are our CHILDREN and our Future (Part 2)

Choctaw Ben Carnes
Eaglemanz on Blogtalk Radio
Thursday 5:30 pm Central time
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Most people have heard of the outcome in Baby Veronica's case and recent victory of the Absentee-Shawnee in having Baby Deseray returned to their care and custody. What will future outcomes of ICWA cases. What must we do to ensure that our children remain within their traditional, cultural and spiritual environment.
Special Guests:
Charles Tripp, Cherokee. Successfully litigated the case of Baby Deseray for Absentee-Shawnee. Currently the Chief Justice of the Supreme Court of the Kaw Nation in Oklahoma and serves as district Judge, attorney general and prosecutor/public defender for several tribal judiciaries in OK and KS.
Casey Camp-Horinek, Ponca. Activist, Elder, and Actress. She is one of only 100 women representatives selected world-wide to attend the International Women’s Earth and Climate Initiative (IWEC’) in NYC this past weekend.
JoKay Dowell, Quapaw/Cherokee. Journalist, photographer and Activist. 
Glenda Sue Deer, Kickapoo. American Indian Movement Activist and former foster mother.

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