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the tribe is notified and the court waits for a reply before an adoption is final?
I need to do my own research (so I could be wrong. 2nd hand info), but it is interesting why they do this. I heard that missionaries were going on to reservations, took and adopted Indians to "civilize them". I suppose when we became more civilized ourselves we decided to make sure this would not happen anymore.
What I still do not know and intend to find out (if you know please join in), what does the tribe do with this information, what are they looking for and what would happen next?
fyi: My adopted Son and his bio brother, my foster Son are about 1/16 Cherokee Indian, Mexican American and Caucasian.Answer Question
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Answer by Iamgr8teful at 4:55 PM on Jan. 13, 2012
http://www.change.org/petitions/save-veronica Someone posted this a week or so ago. Also, that a child that is even 1% NA can be taken from foster-to-adoptive parents if they want to and no matter how long the child has been with them. The argument is that they don't get involved until the 11th hour and if they wanted to intervene, it should be done early on, not once the children have been in care for years. I think that this law began for good reason, but question it's use in some cases today.
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