Protecting Our Children: A Review of 100+ Tribal Welfare Codes


NNI researchers Mary Beth Jäger (Citizen Potawatomi), Rachel Starks (Zuni/Navajo), and National Indian Child Welfare Association governmental affairs staff attorney, Adrian Smith shared the results of an ongoing study on culture, removal, termination of parental rights, and adoption in tribal child welfare codes.

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Starks, Rachel, Adrian Tobin Smith & Mary Beth Jager. Protecting Our Children: A Review of 100+ Tribal Welfare Codes. Poster Session: Research to Fuel our Futures. The NCAI Policy Research Center Tribal Leader/Scholar Forum. National Congress of American Indians Mid Year Conference. St. Paul, Minnesota. June 30, 2015. Poster.

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