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South Dakota Tribes Accuse State Of Violating Indian Welfare Act

Eight tribes have delivered a report to Congress saying the state of South Dakota is willfully ignoring a federal law meant to protect Native American children. Several lawmakers are demanding action and the Bureau of Indian Affairs agreed on Wednesday to convene a summit meeting of key players, and says they will urge state officials to respond.
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