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.

Reading Room

Family of Foster Youth Slain by Staff at For-Profit Group Home Files $50 Million Federal Lawsuit https://bit.ly/3DmbW6a Better Data and Guidance Could Help States Reinvest Adoption Savings and Improve Federal Oversight https://www.gao.gov/assets/gao-22-6.pdf Kinship Caregivers in D.C. Say Child Welfare Agency Owes Foster Payments https://bit.ly/3Da1uif California Foster Youth Must Make UBI Payments Work Along With Other Public Assistance https://bit.ly/3Ahc3ht This Land, Season 2 https://crooked.com/podcast-series/this-land/ The Nation’s First Family Separation Policy https://bit.ly/3AXykSt Indian Child Welfare Act Under Fire: Federal Judge Strikes Down 40-Year-Old Law, Appeals Could Lead to Supreme Court https://bit.ly/3Dr5Xgv Federal Court Ruling on Indian Child Welfare Act Goes in Several Directions https://bit.ly/3mvzWMX Minneapolis Lawyers Rely on ‘Gold Standard’ Law to Keep Native American Families Together https://bit.ly/2QwINme
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