Federal officials got a firsthand look at one deteriorating Native American school in Minnesota Tuesday–they said it’s one of many suffering similarly throughout the country. After touring Bug-O-Nay-Ge-Shig School in Bena, Minnesota, Secretary Continue reading Federal Officials Say Native American School in Minnesota Needs Help
Synopsis provided by Westlaw: Department of Children and Family Services filed a petition alleging that mother’s and father’s illicit drug use placed child at risk of harm. After terminating parents’ reunification Continue reading In re Isaiah W., August 8, 2014 (California)
Protecting Native mothers and their children: a feminist lawyering approach. Joanna Woolman, Volume 40, William Mitchell Law Review, page 943-989. (2014). A mother killing her child is a shocking event. Continue reading Article: Protecting Native mothers and their children: a feminist lawyering approach.
Lac du Flambeau hopes to provide more support for families and kids in its foster care system. The state of Wisconsin has signed an agreement allowing the tribe to access Continue reading Lac du Flambeau Families Benefit from Foster Care Changes
August 18, 2014. In what is being called a rare move, the Department of Justice last week threw its support behind two South Dakota tribes and two Native American mothers that Continue reading Judge Accepts Feds’ Comments on Indian Child Welfare Case (South Dakota)
The Passamaquoddy Tribe has been awarded the first of what could be several federal grants totaling millions of dollars aimed at coordinating and bolstering services to at-risk children. The $800,000 Continue reading Passamaquoddy Tribe awarded $800,000 federal grant to aid at-risk children
The American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) has included South Dakota’s persistent and alleged illegal seizure of Lakota children in a report it is scheduled to present to the United Nations Continue reading UN Will Hear About Lakota Child Foster Care Crisis