February 22

NCJW Spotlight: Indigenous peoples

February 22, 7:00 pm

Falling Through the Cracks—Issues Facing Native American Communities

Dr. Rebecca Crawford-Foster is a proud member of the Blackfeet/Dakota tribes. She is a clinical psychologist, professor and consultant who has worked closely with the Native American communities in South Dakota and Montana for over thirty-five years. She is also the mother of fourteen. She has a compelling story to tell, and one that has been invisible to most Americans.

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Becky encourages us to view FRONTLINE:  Predator on the Reservation for a snapshot of problems with Indian Health Service,

FRONTLINE and The Wall Street Journal investigate the decades-long failure to stop a government doctor accused of sexually abusing Native American boys for years and examine how he moved from reservation to reservation despite warnings.

To watch the program, at times difficult, click here: https://www.pbs.org/video/predator-on-the-reservation-o19mdn/