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|Document Title:||Native American Transracial Adoptees Tell Their Stories.|
|Personal Author:||Simon, Rita J.,Hernandez, Sarah.|
|Abstract:||This text presents 20 interviews with Native American adoptees raised in non-Native homes that explore complex questions of cultural identity formation. Part 1 of the book describes the impetus and impact of the Indian Child Welfare Act of 1978, court decisions involving children who were members of an Indian tribe, findings from research on Native American children adopted by white parents, and opposition to adoption of Native American children by non-Native Americans. Part 2 explains the characteristics of the participants in the interviews, all of whom were adopted by non-Native Americans at the ages of three days old and three years...more|