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Psychologist blasts ND tribe for failing to protect children -- calls it 'systemic unchecked incompetence'

Published 04/15/2012, DL-Online

FORT TOTTEN, N.D. – A suicidal girl who was allowed to be shuttled between homes with sex offenders. Reports of suspected child abuse and neglect left ignored. A child protection worker convicted of felony child abuse. Those are among a raft of problems cited by a senior clinical psychologist who contends that social services administered by Spirit Lake Nation are mired in mismanagement that endangers abused and neglected children.

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