Adoptees United is thrilled to have Sandy White Hawk in conversation with Gabrielle Glaser, each discussing their work, Sandy’s new memoir, and the impact and future of the Indian Child Welfare Act. Plus, Sandy and Gabrielle will discuss their recent work together on a documentary project about the history and legacy of the federal Indian residential school system in the United States.
Join us for a great conversation on Zoom about a number of timely and important issues.
Date: April 11, 2023
Time: 3pm Pacific/5pm Central/6pm Eastern
Where: Zoom (register below)
This event is completed. A recording of the event will be published to YouTube once it is available.
Sandy White Hawk
Sandy White Hawk is a Sicangu Lakota adoptee from the Rosebud Reservation, South Dakota. She is the founder and director of First Nations Repatriation Institute, which offers resources for First Nations people impacted by foster care or adoption to return home, reconnect, and reclaim their identity. White Hawk is also the Director of Healing Programs at the National Native American Boarding School Healing Programs. She is the subject of several documentaries, including Blood Memory: A Story of Removal and Return.
Her recently published memoir, A Child of the Indian Race: A Story of Return, is available through the Minnesota Historical Society Press, your local independent bookstore, bookshop.org, or amazon.com.
Gabrielle Glaser is the author of American Baby and a New York Times bestselling author and journalist whose work on mental health, medicine, and culture has appeared in The New York Times Magazine, The New York Times, The Daily Beast, The Washington Post, Los Angeles Times, The Atlantic, and many other publications. She has appeared on many national radio and television programs, including NPR’s Fresh Air, All Things Considered, CBS’s Sunday Morning, NBC’s Nightly News, and ABC’s World News Tonight.