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Become a member at http://lakota.cc/1kvf8ka. This is just an example of the corruption that South Dakota DSS perpetuates. Learn more about the Mette Case at http://lakotalaw.org/special-reports/the-mette-affair. There are many stories like this, which is why we are assisting the Lakota tribes to create their own foster care system.

Free the Mette Children!

The South Dakota Dept. of Social Services placed 7 Lakota foster
children into foster care with a non-Native, known molester.

In what appears to be a common situation, the state of South Dakota placed 7 Lakota children into a foster family with a known molester, Richard Mette, and his enabling wife, Wendy Mette, from 2000 to 2013. The DSS knew of the accusations against Mr. Mette, but still placed Lakota foster children with him.

The state ignored MULTIPLE complaints of sexual and physical
abuse, and pleas for help from the children.

1. In 2001, the state ignored the foster boys’ complaints of molestation, and simply made the Mette adoptive parents sign a contract pledging to discontinue any illegal behavior.

2. In 2007, one of the girls told the police how she was sexually molested by Mr. Mette. She reported that Mrs. Mette knew about the molestations. Again, the DSS defended the Mette foster parents, and allowed the children to stay in the home.

3. Afterwards, Kelly, the older foster sister who had aged out of the Mette foster family, was getting reports from her younger siblings that the sexual and physical abuse was increasing and intensifying. She reported this to the South Dakota DSS, who ignored it and said they did not believe the children.

Yankton Doctor sees bruises and reports abuse. In October 2010, the only boy among the Mette foster siblings at that time went to see a doctor at the Human Services Center in Yankton, S.D. The child, covered with bruises, disclosed abuse occurring in his adoptive home. He also detailed how Richard Mette, the adoptive father, was molesting the girls. The doctor contacted the authorities at once.

Brandon Taliaferro, the Assistant State’s Attorney responsible for criminal child abuse cases in Brown County, immediately began an investigation.

The police search the Mette house and find more evidence of sexual abuse, including enough pornography to “pack a store”, including “family incest” porn.

The children revealed they had been subjected to physical abuse, sexual molestation and threats of being beaten if they did not comply with the molestation or if they told anyone. In addition, the children explained that they were often given a choice between “b***jobs or beatings”.

The children say they were forced to watch incest porn with Mr. Mette. The children were told that the porn, with titles like “Family Heat”, is how families are supposed to act.

The disgusted police charged Mr. Mette with 23 counts of child rape and incest, and Mrs. Mette with 11 counts of physical abuse and enabling.

The State prosecutor, however, first attempted to drop all charges, and charged sexual predator Mr. Mette with only one count of “spanking”.

When the State was not allowed to do this, they decided to charge Mr. Mette with only one count of rape of a child under 10. The other 22 charges of aggravated child rape and incest were
dropped.

The State then dropped all charges against Mrs. Mette, who the children said knew about and enabled the abuse.

Children are now back with Mrs. Mette, where they can’t sue the State DSS. As the state’s DCI agent explained, South Dakota fears that they will face an expensive lawsuit by the seven Lakota foster children whose complaints of sexual abuse were ignored by the state
for 10 years. Since they are now minors in the custody of Wendy Mette, the person who enabled the abuse, they cannot sue the state without her permission and support.

What can we do?

Please call Tony West, the Associate Attorney General of the United States, and let him know that the federal Department of Justice needs to Free the Mette Children immediately!
(202) 514-9500

Learn more: www.lakotalaw.org/special-reports/the-mette-affair

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Sorry, but I need to vent/let everyone know what’s happening.

Shiraz Binyamin (AKA Akemi Yukimura or Aki Yuki Cosplay ) decided that she didn’t like me the minute she met me.

        About a year ago, Shiraz blamed her breakup on me and spread awful, disgusting rumors about me. (Having sex for video games, having group sex, ect.) I’m homeschooled, so a lot of people didn’t know anything about me other than those rumors. When I confronted Binyamin and asked her to stop, she blocked me.

       Months later, in December, I was confronted and sexually harassed by guys after she told them to, and I had to confront Shiraz Binyamin again. Shiraz fully admitted to spreading the horrendous rumors and using me as a scapegoat to her breakup.


Shiraz said she would set things right and get the truth out. Obviously, she didn’t.


       Now, about 2 weeks ago, I was at Gamestop in the mall with Matt, her ex, and we passed by Shiraz Binyamin. She immediately went in the opposite direction and left the store.
About an hour after that, and since then, I’ve been receiving tons of hate-mail on Tumblr. I don’t know how to get her to stop, but enough is enough. It’s been over a year since she’s been unfairly targeting me, ignoring it has obviously just made it worse. This isn’t even half of all the stuff I’ve been receiving this week. This is not okay.

Over the weekend I turned off anon, and Binyamin almost immediately started harrassing me on facebook with her separate cosplay profile.

This has gone WAY too far.

    I don’t think anyone deserves this treatment. Shiraz has admitted that I’ve done nothing wrong, and still continues to harass me, calling me a  plethora of racial slurs and sexually degrading names. She owns a gun, has threatened to kill people and is extremely racist. I REALLY want to get word out so that con-goers can know to avoid her. ESPECIALLY IN THE BALTIMORE/DC AREA. She’s done this before, and she’ll do it again. She could really hurt someone, and no one wants a tragedy to happen at a con. If you could kindly share my story, it would make me feel better after a year of this torture, and hopefully save other con-goers from it. PLEASE reblog this, and share it with any con-goers and cosplayers you know, especially those that attend any American cons.

    tldr; Avoid Shiraz Binyamin at all costs, she is relentless and unstable.

Holy crap, it’s still going on, but I’m so overwhelmed by the positivity and support I’m getting! Thank you everyone! I might not get her to stop anytime soon, but at least I feel better about starting cosplay and the situation in general.

Yeahhh as a person who used to date her I can vouch for pretty much everything here. So cray.

Signal boost.
This whole situation is extremely fucked up, and needs to stop.

To anyone wondering/asking about it, the links above are useless because she’s deleted her facebook accounts, but she still has her cosplay account and cospix account up.

fucking disgusting of that person. She can go fuck herself, honestly.

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