Protecting Our Children Through Tribal Law: Part II


This graphic presentation highlights key findings from 4 of these topics: jurisdiction, tribal-state relationships, child abuse reporting, and paternity. For highlights of the other topics please see Protecting Our Children Through Tribal Law (Part I).

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Smith, Adrian Tobin, Mary Beth Jager, and Rachel Rose Starks. 2015. "Protecting Our Children through Tribal Law: A Review of 100+ Tribal Child Welfare Codes (Part II)." Tucson, AZ: Native Nations Institute, Udall Center for Studies in Public Policy, University of Arizona. Poster.

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