Show: The Imprint Weekly

Families, Kids and Tribes: Rebecca Nagle on The Indian Child Welfare Act

On this week’s podcast we discuss new developments in the 2020 death of a teenager killed by staff at a Michigan residential center, state spending on post-permanency and the latest in The Imprint’s “Hidden Foster Care” series. 

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The Indian Child Welfare Act (ICWA) was passed in 1978 at a time when one-third of Native American children were separated from their families. Journalist Rebecca Nagle, host of This Land, joins us to discuss the podcast’s new season about a major court case that could determine the future of ICWA.

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Family of Foster Youth Slain by Staff at For-Profit Group Home Files $50 Million Federal Lawsuit Better Data and Guidance Could Help States Reinvest Adoption Savings and Improve Federal Oversight Kinship Caregivers in D.C. Say Child Welfare Agency Owes Foster Payments California Foster Youth Must Make UBI Payments Work Along With Other Public Assistance This Land, Season 2 The Nation’s First Family Separation Policy Indian Child Welfare Act Under Fire: Federal Judge Strikes Down 40-Year-Old Law, Appeals Could Lead to Supreme Court Federal Court Ruling on Indian Child Welfare Act Goes in Several Directions Minneapolis Lawyers Rely on ‘Gold Standard’ Law to Keep Native American Families Together
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