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Practice Brief 2: Culturally Responsive Services

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Date Published
December 2021
5 pages

This Practice Brief from the Native Child Advocacy Resource Center advises that Native child advocates serving American Indian and Alaska Native populations should expect to encounter cultural differences across many aspects of their practice, including personal interactions with Tribal children’s and families’ uncommon histories.


This practice brief provides context about the fraught histories between Tribal communities and non-Indigenous agencies/providers, offering strategies for providing culturally responsive direct services to Tribal children and families.

Date Published: December 1, 2021