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March to Honor Lost Children: Educational Workshops

Tuesday, November 26

2:30 PM

Stark Student Center

13.11.26 Sandy white Hawk

ABOUT THE SPEAKER

Sandra White Hawk runs the First Nations Repatriation Institute in St. Paul, Minn.

She addresses post-adoption issues and provides service to all Indian adoptees, foster care individuals and their families in accordance with their traditional spiritual heritage and the policies of the Indian Child Welfare Act.

For more information, click here.

This is a program full of educational opportunities leading up to the 11th Annual March to Honor Lost Children, which will be held the following day, starting 9 a.m. at the Marina Inn in Sioux City.

Register here


SCHEDULE OF EVENTS:

2:30 p.m.: Prayer and Music (Warner Earth, Winnebago Tribal Elder)
2:45 p.m.: Welcome
3:30 p.m.: Break
4 p.m.: Concurrent Educational Groups

  • Building for our Future (Group for youth)
  • Learning from our Past (Group for parents, social workers and community)
  • Indian Child Welfare Act (Group for attorneys, social workers and community)*

5 p.m.: Break
5:30 p.m.: Memorial March Preparations
6 p.m.: Prayer, Dinner and Speaker

*Continuing Legal Education (CLE) and Continuing Education Units (CEU) are available at no cost for individuals who register before Nov. 12

The event is sponsored by the BCU Indian Child Welfare traineeship program, along with:

  • Four Directions
  • Ho-Chunk, Inc. & Winnebago Tribe
  • Iowa Department of Human Services
  • Native Youth Standing Strong
  • Omaha Tribe
  • Ponca Tribe
  • Santee Nation
  • SHIP
  • Third Judicial District Court of Iowa
  • University of South Dakota Child Welfare Traineeship Project

Contact Heather Craig-Oldsen: (712) 279-5489 or Heather.Craig-Oldsen@briarcliff.edu