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Senator Responds to Columnist George Will's Attack on Indian Child Welfare Act


WASHINGTON — Today, the Washington Post published a letter to the editor by the Center for Native American Youth’s founder and chairman, former US Senator Byron Dorgan. In his response to George Will’s September 3rd editorial, published online as “The Blood-Stained Indian Child Welfare Act,” Dorgan addresses misleading, unfair, and harmful information about the purpose and impact of the Indian Child Welfare Act. Below are except’s from Senator Dorgan’s response, which can be read in its entirety in print today or online here.

“The Indian Child Welfare Act was passed to help keep native children safe and connected to their tribal nations.”


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