Children of the Dragonfly

Children of the Dragonfly

Editor: Robert Bensen

Native American children have long been subject to removal from their homes for placement in residential schools and, more recently, in foster or adoptive homes. The governments of both the United States and Canada, having reduced Native nations to the legal status of dependent children, historically have asserted a surrogate parentalism over Native children themselves.

Publisher:
University of Arizona Press, 2001, 2008
Date:

Lecturer, SUNY Oneonta,
Professor Emeritus, Hartwick College

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