Akha Journal: Radio Program, Salem Alliance, Lewis PhD
- Dear Friends:
A number of items. We have been doing pickets of Lori
Crouch's church in Salem, Oregon. Putting out a lot of
flyers, phone calls, and yesterday an hour and a half
radio program in Portland.
We are publicizing Lori Crouch's involvement in the
removal of Akha children, destruction of Akha culture,
and working for the Lewis mission.
Meanwhile we have taken up the case of the Paul W.
Lewis thesis with the University of Oregon.
The University of Oregon issued a PhD. based on this
thesis about how Paul W. Lewis sterilized hundreds if
not more, Akha women.
The University thinks the thesis is fine. We asked
them if other groups of women in Oregon should then be
So we forwarded our complaint to Henry Lorenzen, the
head of Oregon State Board of Higher Education. We
await his answer. We have asked that the PhD. be
We would also like to emphasize SIL's involvement with
UNESCO in Bangkok. SIL can not be trusted to be near
the Akha language.
We continue to need printed material, both locally and
which we send to our supporters abroad.
Your help, your donation to help cover printing costs
is needed. We continue to publicize the Akha story to
a greater and greater audience.
The Akha Heritage Foundation.
http://www.akha.org Akha Heritage Site.
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PO Box 6073 Salem, OR. 97304 USA.
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