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Generations Stolen | Indian Child Welfare Act

At a 1974 Senate hearing on the Indian child welfare program, Native mothers like Cheryl Spider DeCoteau spoke about their experiences with raising their children and the policies that challenge their ability. What these women said, and the grassroots movement that followed, led to was the Indian Child Welfare Act of 1978 - the law is meant "...to protect the best interest of Indian Children..."

Generations Stolen | Indian Child Welfare Act

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