CYFD Headline Highlights: January 2013


Following are links to selected news media reports published this month regarding CYFD issues and events. Articles will be added as they are published throughout the month.


American Indian Children's Welfare in Question With Adoptions

By Jenny Kane, Farmington Daily-Times - Sunday, Jan. 13, 2013
Placement of American Indian children available for adoption into culturally appropriate settings is an ongoing challenge for CYFD Protective Services.

Focus on Preserving Heritage Can Limit Foster Care for Indians

By Dan Frosch, New York Times - Saturday, Jan. 26, 2013
Having many more Native children in state custody and less foster and adoptive homes to place them in causes major concerns in New Mexico and other states.