July 19, 2013 in The Daily Republic
SIOUX FALLS (AP) Gov. Dennis Daugaard has sent a letter to federal Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius saying he supports the efforts of South Dakota tribes to run their own child welfare and foster care services.
May 30, 2013 in The Daily Republic
A conference that recently concluded in Rapid City brought to light some sad stories about foster care for American Indian children. Some Indian parents sobbed as they related stories about losing their kids.
May 17, 2013 in The Daily Republic
Summit held as result of National Public Radio series in 2011. Continue Reading
April 3, 2013 in The Daily Republic
RAPID CITY (AP) State officials will be in Rapid City this weekend encouraging parents to register their kids in a comprehensive child identification program.
March 21, 2013 in The Daily Republic
SIOUX FALLS (AP) Two Native American tribes in South Dakota are expected to file a class action lawsuit Thursday alleging that the state’s Department of Social Services has violated the Indian Child Welfare Act.
February 8, 2013 in The Daily Republic
BIA investigating allegations that state routinely breaks federal law.
February 7, 2013 in The Daily Republic
SIOUX FALLS (AP) Indian Child Welfare Act directors from South Dakota’s nine Native American tribes plan a summit focusing on Indian child foster care in the state after allegations surfaced that the state was routinely breaking the law.