Resource Library

This library contains over 200 articles and resources relevant to tribal child welfare, gathered from a wide variety of sources. It also includes all of the products developed by the Capacity Building Center for Tribes that you see featured on this website. We hope you find what you need!

Materials here not created by the Capacity Building Center for Tribes are for reference and not necessarily endorsed by the Children’s Bureau.

Tribal Foster Care and Adoption Findings

Author abstract: “Outlines the need for funding foster care services, recruiting and training foster parents, and developing Tribal foster care programs. A table describing strengths of Tribal programs, based on information shared by Tribal foster and adoptive...

Customary Adoption Resource List

In Indian Country, customary adoption is a traditional alternative to standard adoption practice and a more appropriate permanency placement for Native Children. Customary adoption allows children to be adopted without requiring termination of parental rights. This...