Missing Threads: The Story of the Wisconsin Indian Child Welfare Act

Missing Threads: The Story of the Wisconsin Indian Child Welfare Act

A culture deprived of its children will not survive. Yet at one point in our nation’s history an alarming number of Native children were removed from their homes and placed with non-Native foster and adoptive homes, damaging the thread connecting the child and their culture. This film examines the impact of this phenomenon and the drafting, enacting and implementation of the Wisconsin Indian Child Welfare Act.

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Susan Reetz (Producer/Writer)

Video included- Whitesboro NY Finally will be changing the town seal

New York village of Whitesboro will change its logo of a white man throttling an Indian after it becomes the butt of national jokes

  • Residents of Whitesboro, New York had voted earlier this month to keep their logo that was criticized as racist and offensive
  • The original emblem dates to the early 1900s and depicts a friendly wrestling match between village founder Hugh White and an Oneida Indian 
  • However, the village has now decided to change the logo after it was ridiculed on Comedy Central’s The Daily Show 
  • No timetable has been given for the introduction of the new logo 

Read full article at the daily mail

Here is a video clip that the comedy channel did that helped to push for the change.