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Sheltering Native Foster Youth During Shelter in Place

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Sheltering Native Foster Youth During Shelter in Place

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This story was produced by Adreanna Rodriguez as part of her 2020 National Fellowship project, with support from the Fund for Journalism on Child and Youth Well-Being.

Her other stories include:

Strongman: Separatio‪n‬

Acast
Wednesday, December 16, 2020

In the midst of the pandemic, a new foster care model based on community living and known as a "children's village" has opened up to foster youth on the Cheyenne River Reservation. It's a collaboration between the tribe and an organization called Simply Smiles -- with members of the tribe leading the way by sharing traditional knowledge at a critical time.  

[This story was originally published by Acast].