Red Lake Nation to take over child protection cases
The Red Lake Nation of Minnesota is moving to handle all child protection cases on the reservation.

The tribe is acting under the Fostering Connections to Success and Increasing Adoptions Act of 2008. The law allows tribes to be treated like states for receiving federal funding from the Title IV-E program.

Child protection services on the reservation have been handed by Beltrami County and the state. A dispute arose when the county stopped paying for cases involving Red Lake children.

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Red Lake moves closer to full federal child protection funding (The Bemidji Pioneer 5/29)

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