Turnover Hampers Protection of Children at ND’s Spirit Lake

The BIA assumed control of child protection services and certain foster care placements on Oct. 1, 2012, after complaints of systemic failures when the Spirit Lake tribe was running the programs.

A year later, tribal leaders and members credit BIA staff members with working hard to improve child protection, but visible progress has not yet been achieved…

Read the full story at the Forum of Fargo-Moorhead website.