Jordan's Principle, governments' paralysis
- Foreword. Gosnell-Myers, Ginger // First Peoples Child & Family Review;2009, Vol. 4 Issue 1, p4
The article discusses various reports published within the issue about how to enhance the well being of children and the future for Aboriginal children.
- Reducing Racial Disparities in Child Welfare: One County's Approach. Chiamulera, Claire // Child Law Practice;Apr2012, Vol. 31 Issue 4, p62
The article looks the work of Eric Fenner, director of Children and Family Services in Franklin County, Ohio, on how he and his agency prevented racial disparities in the child welfare system. It is given that the agency lowered the number of African American children in the county's foster care...
- NATIVE NEWS EXCHANGE. // Eastern Door;7/23/2010, Vol. 19 Issue 28, p3
The article reports that child welfare agencies are looking for kids in Manitoba First Nations who will get 177 million dollars in new federal funding in the next five years, to help keep Aboriginal kids from being taken away from their parents.
- Moorn (Black)? Djardak (White)? How come I don't fit in Mum?: Exploring the racial identity of Australian Aboriginal children and youth. Kickett-Tucker, Cheryl // Health Sociology Review;Jun2009, Vol. 18 Issue 1, p119
This study explored the racial identity of Indigenous children and youth who attended urban, state and private primary and secondary schools in the Noongar[i] region of urban Perth in Western Australia. Thirty five Australian Indigenous children aged 8-12 were interviewed and 120 youth aged...
- Inua Ubuntu: A Community Response to Disproportionality Rates of African American Male Children in Child Welfare. Sturdivant, Marcia M. // NAAAS & Affiliates Conference Monographs;2010, p1825
The article presents a study that investigates the efficacy of the Inua Ubuntu project in decreasing the disproportionality of African American male children in child welfare facilities of the Department of Human Services, in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. It found that racial biased practices and...
- Complicating Culture in Child Placement Decisions. Bunting, Annie // Canadian Journal of Women & the Law;2004, Vol. 16 Issue 1, p137
The National Judicial Institute recently asked if I would be interested in developing a workshop on Aboriginal child welfare issues for Alberta judges. I was initially reluctant as my research on multicultural issues in family law focuses on child custody rather than child welfare and on...
- Latest foster care death clear indication change needed. NARINE, SHARI // Alberta Sweetgrass;Jun2010, Vol. 17 Issue 7, p1
The article reports that advocates for change in foster care in Alberta have said that Aboriginal children in government care will continue to suffer until the child welfare system changes in Alberta. The death of a 13- year-old Paul First Nation boy on April 30, 2010 in a home in rural Spruce...
- The struggle continues, for the kids. Staniforth, Jesse // Nation (1206-2642);10/19/2012, Vol. 19 Issue 25, p24
An interview with the First Nations and Family Caring Society (FNCFCS) Cindy Blackstock is presented. Blackstock comments on the effort of the government of Canada to prevent the FNCFCS and the Assembly of First Nations (AFN) to raise the issue of Aboriginal child welfare underfunding before the...
- Child welfare system replaced Indian residential schools. Narine, Shari // Alberta Sweetgrass;May2014, Vol. 21 Issue 6, p5
The article discusses the child welfare system in Alberta and its impact on Aboriginal children in relation to the advocacy of Creating Hope Society with Bernadette Iahtail as executive director.