In honor of American Indian Heritage and National Adoption Awareness Month, the Center for Tribal Studies invite you to attend this two-part panel forum.
Discussions will include speakers from Cherokee Nation and Muscogee (Creek) Nation Indian Child Welfare departments, ICW practicing attorney Trisha Archer, Senior Staff Attorney Steve Hager of Oklahoma Indian Legal Services, as well as from individuals sharing their own personal adoption stories.
This event will also provide an opportunity for individuals who are considering adoption and foster to inquire about Indian Child Welfare guidelines and legal process.
Trisha Archer – Attorney, Archer Law
Robyn Wind – Certification & Placement Program Manager, MCN
Steve Hager – Senior Staff Attorney, OK Indian Legal Services
Sally Wilson – Foster & Adoptive Home Recruiter, Cherokee Nation
Dr. Kimberli Lee – Adoptee; Associate Professor, NSU
Sharyse Monroe – Foster Parent
John Rozell – Foster Parent
Monday, November 13
5:30 - 7:30 PM
UC Redbud Rm