Regaining Control Over the Children: Reversing the Legacy of Assimilative Policies in Education, Child Welfare, and Juvenile Justice that Targeted Native American Youth

publication-ailr Type: Article
Date: 2013
Summary: This article appeared in the Spring 2013 issue of the American Indian Law Review. It looks at how Native American children have been assimilated over the centuries through policies on education, child welfare, and juvenile justice. It concludes by examining how Native nations are now breaking the cycle of assimilation through the exercise of their right to self-determination.

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