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Discusses the history of child welfare in relation to American Indian and Alaska Native children and families and looks at ways that States, Tribes, and related jurisdictions can work together more effectively. The goals of the Indian Child Welfare Act are examined, along with key factors affecting Tribal-State relations in child welfare, components of successful Tribal-State relations, and promising practices in Tribal-State relations from across the country.
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Acknowledgment(s): This issue brief was developed with help and support from the National Child Welfare Resource Center for Tribes (NRC4Tribes) and the Tribal Law and Policy Institute. This update was developed by Child Welfare Information Gateway. This document is made possible by the Children's Bureau, Administration on Children, Youth and Families, Administration for Children and Families, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services.
Suggested Citation: Child Welfare Information Gateway. (2012). Tribal-State relations. Washington, DC: U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Children's Bureau.
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