BIA details steps taken for child protection at Spirit Lake

November 10, 2012 at 11:31 pm in Grand Forks Herald

The Bureau of Indian Affairs has handled more than 100 reports of suspected child abuse or neglect at the reservation. It has new procedures for placing children in foster homes and has hired a social worker. Earlier this week, some members of the Spirit Lake Tribe, however, complained that visible progress is not being made.
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