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TRIBAL MEMBERS MARCH TO REMEMBER THEIR LOST CHILDREN

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NATIVE AMERICAN RESIDENTS FROM THE SIOUXLAND AREA CONDUCTED THEIR ANNUAL MARCH TO REMEMBER THEIR LOST CHILDREN FRIDAY.

THE MARCH BRINGS ATTENTION TO CHILDREN REMOVED FROM NATIVE AMERICAN HOMES BY THE DEPARTMENT OF HUMAN SERVICES FOR A VARIETY OF REASONS.

ROLAND WARNER IS A TRIBAL LIAISON WITH DEPARTMENT OF HUMAN SERVICES WHO HELPED ESTABLISH THE INDIAN CHILD WELFARE ACT:

OC…..DYSFUNCTION. :31

WARNER SAYS WHEN CHILDREN ARE REMOVED FROM THEIR HOME BECAUSE OF A SUBSTANCE ABUSE OR OTHER PROBLEM, IT CAN SOMETIMES BE DIFFICULT TO RESOLVE THE ISSUE IN A TIMELY FASHION:


OC………PARENTAL RIGHT. ;15

AROUND 100 PEOPLE PARTICIPATED IN THE MARCH THAT BEGAN AT 7:30AM WITH A PIPE CEREMONY AT THE WAR EAGLE MONUMENT AND CONCLUDED WITH A TRADITIONAL MEMORIAL DINNER AT THE FOUR DIRECTIONS CENTER ON WATER STREET.

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