By Lisa Haddock
NJ Faith Forum Editor
I am from Oklahoma, the heart of Native American country. Oklahoma was once Indian Territory, and some 70 tribes from all over the country live in my home state.
I’m not a Native American, but I did grow up with Indian kids, and I learned a fair amount about their cultures. As you see in the photo above, I am standing next to the sign marking entry into Oklahoma. And for those of you who don’t know, the symbol in the sign is the Osage battle shield.
That’s why I am disturbed by the recent “naming ceremony” on the ABC reality show “Brat Camp,” which airs at 8 and 9 p.m. Wednesdays.
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