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Child Welfare Journal, Vol. 91, No. 3 (Digital PDF File)
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Special Issue – Services for Native Children and Families in North America


Table of Contents:


From the Editor: Remembering Lost Bird


We Are the Manifestations of Our Ancestors’ Prayers

Special Foreword by Terry Cross and Cindy Blackstock


Truth, Healing, and Systems Change: The Maine Wabanaki-State Child Welfare Truth and Reconciliation Commission Process

Esther Altvater Attean, Panthea Burns, Martha Proulx, Jamie Bissonette-Lewey, Jill Williams, and Kathy Deserly


Moving Toward Reconciliation in Indigenous Child Welfare

Andrea Auger


Findings from a National Needs Assessment of American Indian/Alaska Native Child Welfare Programs

Robin Leake, Cathryn Potter, Nancy Lucero, Jerry Gardner, and Kathy Deserly


Continuum of Readiness for Collaboration, ICWA Compliance, and Reducing Disproportionality

Tom Lidot, Rose-Margaret Orrantia, and Miryam Choca


A Collaborative and Trauma-Informed Practice Model for Urban Indian Child Welfare

Nancy M. Lucero and Marian Bussey


Family Group Decision Making (FGDM) With Lakota Families in Two Tribal Communities: Tools to Facilitate FGDM Implementation and Evaluation

Lyscha A. Marcynyszyn, Pete Small Bear, Erin Geary, Russ Conti, Peter J. Pecora, Priscilla A. Day, and Stephen T. Wilson


Best Outcomes for Indian Children

Loa L. Porter, Patrina Park Zink, Angela R. Gebhardt, Mark Ells, and Michelle I. Graef


Native American Indian Child Welfare System Change: Implementation of a Culturally Appropriate Practice Model Across Three Tribal Child Welfare Systems

Maria Scannapieco and Mary A. Iannone


An Examination of the Living Conditions of Urban American Indian Children in Unmarried Families: Increasing Cultural Competence in Child Welfare

Gordon E. Limb and Ryan Garza