News Video: 6-year-old forcibly taken from family because they're not Native American

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  1. Tim

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    Social workers seized a hysterical six-year-old girl from the home of her white foster family on Monday because she is part Native American. Lexi was only 17 months old when she became a part of the family.

    The child, Lexi, sobbed, clinging to her foster father Rusty Page as he reluctantly fought through a crowd to hand the child over to the Department of Children and Families in Santa Clarita.

    In a disturbing video from KTLA, Lexi screamed, begging Rusty, 'don't let them take me away', as she was removed from her family.

    As Lexi was placed in the back of a black car with government workers, her foster mother Summer Page burst from the home screaming 'I love you, Lexi'.



    Lexi, who has only ever know the Pages as her parents, is one-and-a-half per cent Choctaw Native American.

    Because of the 'Indian Child Welfare Act' - a federal law passed in the 1970's aimed to protect the best interests of Native American children - she must live with Native American parents and will be placed with her biological father's relatives.

    http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/art...rs-1-5-cent-Native-American-family-white.html
     
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    Clearly her best interests.

    Liberals fuck things up once again.
     
  3. stanggirl

    stanggirl There's no replacement for displacement

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    Yeah..I just read this and logged on here to see the Shed's take on this story!!!


    It says the little girl's extended family has been trying to get custody of her for 3 years...they are not Native American and the foster family has had her for 5 years
     
  4. SlinkyNeckStern

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    WTF? Haven't Indians learned by now that we steal their shit? This is the way God wants it.

    With the lame joke out of the way, that's very very sad. I don't know what the solution would be. But I have great sympathy for that little girl. That's just awful.
     
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    I ain't watching that. :no:
     
  6. Head Censor

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    I saw this story on the local news tonight. Just heartbreaking. That poor family was devastated.

    I don't know if the reporter had her facts right or not, but she said this little girl was 1.5% Choctaw. Sounds like a good reason to rip her away from the only family she's ever known. :rolleyes:
     
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    There are bigger fucking problems in the world. How some news on those.
     
  8. FrstTimeLngTme

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    "Lexi, welcome to your new home. You are with your people now."

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  9. SlinkyNeckStern

    SlinkyNeckStern VANILLA MIDGET Gold

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    With the joke out of the way, that's very very sad. I don't know
    Do those have wifi?
     
  10. FrstTimeLngTme

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    No but Lexi will be well stocked on all future NFL Superbowl loser's "Superbowl Champions" tshirts

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    This is an absolute travesty. She is six. She has been in foster care for five years at least. Where has the tribe been to this point? As an adoptive parent, I am well aware of the legalese and ins and outs of ICWA, but 1.5% wouldn't get her a share of the casino profits in any tribe out there. To put this into perspective, to be 1.5% Choctaw means that she is 1/64th, meaning that exactly one of her 64 great great great great grandparents was Choctaw. If you average 30 years between generations, this person was born around 1830 and almost certainly has been dead for over one hundred years.

    Where this will be problematic will be when the tribes start pushing for dna ancestry testing for any children in foster care. Most of us could probably be found to have a few drops of Native American blood in us somewhere. I see this frankly as a money grab. A higher tribal census means a bigger check from the BIA.
     
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    ^^ or a "Fuck you" to the white man
     
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    Dude, you may want to see someone about that phobia. you see liberals behind chairs, hiding in shadows, hiding under your bed.
     
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    My brother is Native American...a while back he and his wife tried to adopt a Native American baby through a native american court and it was a fucking fiasco so he just gave up. It was not cheap and he and his wife were perfect candidates. If you are not blood relative and don't live on the rez "fuck you"...crazy and dumb. IMHO.
     
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    Your brother is NA, but you're not? Aren't you a black woman?

    Is your brother NA like a lot of black people say they are? :lmao:
     
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    the child is 1.5% more Indian than her parents. :dontknow: not that we're supposed to notice
     
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    The Indian Child Welfare Act was a bill pushed by liberal Democratic congressman Mo Udall, who lobbied liberal Democratic President Jimmy Carter to sign the bill into law.

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    That was horrendous.
     
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    political correctness runs amuck yet again.