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Elizabeth Morris: Heitkamp Pushing Wrong Approach To Tribal Child Abuse Problem

Elizabeth Morris: Heitkamp Pushing Wrong Approach To Tribal Child Abuse Problem

On June 10, 2015, the U.S. Senate Committee on Indian Affairs held an oversight hearing “Addressing the Need for Victim Services in Indian Country.” We fully agree victims of assault in Indian Country, as everywhere, need help. We disagree with giving more money to tribal leaders. [mks_pullquote align=”right” width=”300″ size=”24″ bg_color=”#000000″ txt_color=”#ffffff”]The Senate Committee and

Child Welfare Activists Say Obama's Visit To North Dakota Was "Totally A Photo Op"

During his (very brief) speech to the Native American community in Cannon Ball, North Dakota, last week President Barack Obama made it clear that he considers Native American children a priority. “I understand that the Lakota word for ‘children’ — ‘wakanyeja’ — comes from the word ‘wakan’ — ‘sacred,’” President Obama told the attendees of

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