With the number of American Indian children in Minnesota foster care reaching “unacceptable” levels, the state pledged Thursday to spend $400,000 over the next three years to reduce those numbers. Continue reading State Pledges $400,000 to Reduce Number of Indian Children in Foster Care (MN)
Local Native American tribes are creating their own child foster care system in response to problems statewide in implementing the Indian Child Welfare Act, put in place to ensure native Continue reading Tribes Creating own Foster Program
Targeted News Service 2016/09/09 WASHINGTON, Sept. 10 — The Government Accountability Office has issued a report on the Department of Health and Human Services assistance to tribes in implementing the another Continue reading Article: GAO Issues Report on Foster Care
Minnesota has more American Indian children in foster care than any other state, including those with significantly larger Indian populations, according to a Star Tribune analysis of federal and state Continue reading In Minnesota, American Indian Kids are in a Foster Care Crisis
SIOUX FALLS, S.D. — President Barack Obama on Friday signed into law a measure meant to bolster protections for Native American children placed into the tribal foster care system. The Continue reading Obama signs bill protecting children in tribal foster care
Legal Topics: Indian Child Welfare Act – Foster Care Supervision Read the full decision at the National Indian Law Library website.
When children are taken out of their homes due to neglect or abuse, they’re under the responsibility and jurisdiction of the State Office of Children’s Services. Now, through an agreement Continue reading Historic Agreement Gives Tribe Foster Care Control: Jurisdiction Over Child Welfare to Transfer from State to Tlingit and Haida Central Council