Thursday, July 25, 2024

Paula Dobbyn

Paula Dobbyn
Paula Dobbyn is a freelance journalist who lives in Anchorage, Alaska.

Alaska tribes, state officials denounce Indian Child Welfare Act ruling

As Alaska moves to strengthen ties with tribes over foster care and adoptions involving tribal children, a new federal court ruling out of Texas...
Gov. Bill Walker signs the Alaska Tribal Child Welfare Compact while Department of Health and Social Services Commissioner Valerie Davidson looks on. Photo courtesy of the office of Gov. Bill Walker

NVE among signers of tribal child welfare compact

A historic child welfare compact between state government and tribes takes effect in Alaska in mid-December. The Alaska Tribal Child Welfare Compact, inked at the...