Lies and Political control HURT South Dakota –

Very Interesting report on how lies and political control 40 years ago HURT South Dakotans and South Dakota politics  – “Mundt decision in ’69 tipped S.D. politics” – –   Dakotans for honesty in politics

Reagan stepped out of the box – and changed the world.

We need our 2014 federal and state candidates and elected officials to have those kind of guts. This March 8, 1983, Speech by President Ronald Reagan at the meeting of the ‘National Association of Evangelicals’ in Orlando, Florida – – also known as his “Evil Empire” speech – – was somewhat of a ‘stealth’ speech. … (more)

Thanks to Candidates for responding to our questionnaire –

We deeply thank the first two candidates to respond to the questionnaire ‘Dakotans for Honesty in Politics’ sent out a week ago to all North & South Dakota candidates seeking statewide or federal office. Thank you for your VERY quick response to our 2014 questionnaire, North Dakota Secretary of State, Al Jaeger.  Secretary of State… (more)

See What John Boehner said in Bismarck Friday night –

Speaker John Boehner , Friday Night in Bismarck, talking about Kevin Cramer, the Farm Bill, Vet Bill, Border Security, Jobs and Training Bill, and more – as well as the five things we still need to do – –   Dakotans for Honesty in Politics Po Box 251 Hillsboro, ND 58045 ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~… (more)

President Obama, Senator Heitkamp, and Standing Rock Indian Reservation

President Obama, North Dakotans are a gracious and forgiving people and will politely welcome you to our wonderful state on Friday, June 13th. However, before you give any blustery speeches concerning the wonderful “Nation to Nation” relationship you have with tribal leaders and announce what further moneys and authorities you will bestow upon them –… (more)

AG Candidate George Sheldon said “We don’t want to hear your reports about Child Abuse”

  George Sheldon, Former Director of the Administration for Children and Families (ACF), made it clear in April, 2013, that the ACF  does not want to hear about atrocities occurring at Spirit Lake. He further stated the ACF stands firmly behind the behavior of the BIA, FBI and US Attorney at Spirit Lake – despite… (more)

A Child Dies and Dozens More Remain in Abusive Homes, Ignored by the BIA

A charge has been made in the death of a 3-year-old girl who died last week after she and her twin sister were sent to live on the Spirit Lake Reservation, a community known for widespread violence, crime, tribal government corruption and sexual abuse against children. A member of the family has been arrested and… (more)

Is the BIA Another Corrupt Bureaucracy?

On June 9, 2013, as our family honors the June 9, 2004 anniversary of Roland J. Morris, Sr.’s passing, I feel called to bring his memory and his brave actions to the attention of our newest members and supporters, many who may be unfamiliar with Roland’s legacy. Roland and I founded CAICW in February 2004… (more)

HORRIFIC, ONGOING CHILD ABUSE while the BIA looks the other way!

    Regional Director’s report: ONGOING SEVERE CHILD   S_xual ABUSE at Spirit Lake Rez DESPITE BIA and U.S. Attorney presence and claims to have cleaned it up. (WARNING: Graphic Wording IS edited below, but NOT edited in the report quoted in attached link.) While we are aware that similar things are happening on several other… (more)

Rep. Kevin Cramer: Gentleman, Hero

When an elected official shows not only class and dignity, but a sincere desire to uphold Constitutional rights, some of us tend to feel a little shocked. Below is the apology delivered by Representative Kevin Cramer following a disagreement at a meeting of the North Dakota Council on Abused Women in late March. First -… (more)

VAWA Protects Tribal Government rights, Throws women under the bus

. On February 12, 2013, a horrid violence against women was committed when the ‘Violence against Women Act’ was passed by the U.S. Senate by a 78-22 vote with all amendments intact. Women across the nation were thrown under a bus. On February 28, 2013, the U.S. House repeated the violence with 87 Republicans joining… (more)

LEAKED DOCUMENT: Horrible Child Abuse STILL Happening on Spirit Lake Rez!

Children on our Spirit Lake reservation are being raped and murdered, and nothing is being done to protect them. , A HORRIFIC report just leaked to us: Thomas Sullivan, Regional Administrator of the Denver  Administration of Children and Families Office, submitted this to the DC office of ACF  Friday morning, February 22, 2013 – AND… (more)

AMAZING Message at the 2013 Inaugural Prayer Breakfast Last Week –

Alright, someone told me this morning that the link to this amazing message I posted two days ago has been ‘made private’ and they weren’t able to view it anymore.  That’s strange.  The link worked fine two days ago and the number of views was piling up fast – every time I looked at it,… (more)

Voting for Welfare of Russian children while turning backs on U.S. Children?

by Elizabeth Sharon Morris Late Tuesday night, January 1st, 2013, the U.S. Senate unanimously passed S. Res. 628, expressing disappointment over the Russian law banning adoption of children by American citizens. Senator Inhofe, one of the two Senate Co-chairs of the Congressional Coalition on Adoption, and a wonderful supporter of children and families, rightly stated,… (more)

Hello world!

Hello. I am Elizabeth Sharon Morris, author of the book, Dying in Indian Country, WestBow, 2012 – I was raised in the Twin Cities, lived on two reservations, a Bible College campus, and in three small towns. I married a member of the Minnesota Chippewa Tribe and have six children as well as a… (more)


This man is absolutely right. What he suggests here is the most exciting thing I have heard suggested ever. Who says the Cabinet has to wait until after the election to be announced?  This would turn the election on end. One thing I might change here is having Trey Gowdy as Attorney General – (Permission… (more)


In June, 3-year old Laurynn and her twin sister were thrown down an embankment, then kicked in the head while their care-giver stood aside, smoked a cigarette and watched.  Laurynn isn’t the first child to be murdered at Spirit Lake in the last two years. Several have been killed. Other children are being physically and… (more)

Girl tells Senate staff she was given to a man at the age of ten.

Where to begin? We met with staff members from seven DC Senate offices on Monday. We had come to talk about the Indian Child Welfare Act and how it infringes on the right of children and parents. But sitting next to this young woman, who comes from the same reservation as my husband… I realized… (more)

Free to be Both Native American AND Christian

A woman was advocating for rights of tribal members and freedom from tribal government tyranny, while at the same time telling me that my husband and I were wrong to share our Christianity because the only way tribal members can be free from alcohol is through traditional religion. So… while on the one hand she… (more)

Dr. Phil Show Controversy– ICWA Hurts Kids and Destroys Families

by Elizabeth Sharon Morris “They just took my baby after 3 years…her sobbing is forever etched in my soul. She wanted us to save her and we couldn’t. Devastated.” An adoptive mother contacted CAICW on Facebook with this message at 1 am on Saturday, November 20, 2010, just hours after losing her little girl. CAICW… (more)

Rez Family Speaks Out

There’s another side to the ICWA that until very recently has received little disclosure or news coverage. Just why would a family (2-parent, single-parent, multi-generational, or blended) decide that reservation life is not what they CHOOSE for their family? The reasons are many, but some of the reasons are shocking. What cannot be denied is… (more)

Fighting Tribal Corruption

Hello again, from Elizabeth Sharon Morris. Raised in a middle-class, mid-west suburb, I met my husband, a member of the Minnesota Chippewa Tribe, in 1989. During our marriage, we lived on two reservations, a Bible College campus, within a major metropolitan area, and in two small towns. I have been the birth mother to five,… (more)

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