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CUSTOMARY ADOPTION [1 record]

Record 1 2021-01-13

English

Subject field(s)
  • Indigenous Sociology
CONT

Custom adoption is an open process that involves many people in a child's life, including birth parents, extended family, Indigenous communities and those with a significant relationship to the child.

CONT

Custom adoption, also known as customary, cultural, or traditional adoption, is a broad concept that refers to the cultural practices of adoption and caretaking of children that have always taken place in Indigenous communities.

French

Domaine(s)
  • Sociologie des Autochtones
CONT

Une adoption selon les coutumes autochtones peut avoir lieu entre des membres de la famille immédiate ou élargie, tels que les grands-parents, les tantes et les oncles, ou un ami proche de la famille.

Spanish

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