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Sen. Hoeven seeks answers on Spirit Lake social services
Posted: Wednesday, April 25, 2012
Sen. John Hoeven
(R-North Dakota) is meeting with federal officials to discuss social services on the
Spirit Lake Dakotah Nation
Hoeven met with Yvette Roubideaux, the director of the
Indian Health Service
after news reports highlighted problems with child welfare cases on the reservation.
“We want to ensure that the people, and especially the children, of the Spirit Lake Nation are receiving good care,” Hoeven said in a
Hoeven is also meeting with the
Bureau of Indian Affairs
to discuss the issue.
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Hoeven meets with Indian Health Service head
(The Grand Forks Herald 4/25)
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