State of Michigan Celebrates Reunification Day

Written by: Sarah Donnelly

Primary Source : Turtle Talk, July 6, 2016.

State of Michigan Celebrates Reunification Day | Turtle Talk

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The Michigan Supreme Court ceremonially praised the efforts of family court participants, including Tribal leaders, for restoring children to their families on June 24, 2016, in Lansing.  Five judges from Michigan’s Tribal State Federal Judicial Forum were present.  According to the article, more than half of foster care children were returned to their families in 2015.

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Sarah Donnelly
Sarah Maev Donnelly is the Program Coordinator for the Indigenous Law & Policy Center at Michigan State University’s College of Law. She graduated with a Bachelor of Arts in Biology from Southern Illinois University Edwardsville before completing her Juris Doctor at Michigan State with a certificate in Indigenous Law.