Trace A. DeMeyer

Author, professional blogger, mosaic artist and award-winning journalist Trace A. DeMeyer is former editor of the Pequot Times in Connecticut and editor/co-founder of Ojibwe Akiing… Trace A. DeMeyer is Shawnee-Cherokee with European ancestry and the author of three books and a contributor to many others. Her memoir “One Small Sacrifice: A Memoir,” describes little-known history of the Indian Adoption Project and Indian Child Welfare Act; the new second edition was released in February 2012. “Two Worlds: Lost Children of the Indian Adoption Projects” was published in 2012 and was co-authored with Patricia Busbee. It is an important contribution to American Indian and First Nations history. Trace blogs about American Indian Adoptees at At, she blogs about her adoption activism and human trafficking news. She tweets regularly [@Trace15] and has a Facebook page for her books “One Small Sacrifice” and “Two Worlds.” Her writing, interviews and poetry has been published in newspapers and journals in the USA, Canada and Europe. Trace, a graduate of the University of Wisconsin-Superior, has received numerous news and feature writing awards. She teaches courses on blogging and social media at Greenfield Community College. In 2014 she is a contributor to new books: Adoptionland, Lost Daughters and Adoption Reunion in the Age of Social Media. She is currently working on a new book CALLED HOME, an anthology of adoptee narratives.

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