Addressing disparity in dental care, Reaction to ruling on the Indian Child Welfare Act

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More than $5 million in grant funding has been given to non-profit dental clinics statewide. One grant recipient explains how it will help them improve services. Then, the head of the Oneida Nation reacts to the U.S. Supreme Court’s ruling upholding the Indian Child Welfare Act.

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  • Progress for Wisconsin’s 'dental health disparity'

    Fourteen non-profit dental health clinics across Wisconsin received a cumulative $5.1 million in grant funding from the Department of Health Services. One grant awardee explains how the grant will help their clinic provide more accessible dental health services amidst the growing need in Wisconsin.

  • Oneida leader welcomes U.S. Supreme Court decision upholding Indian Child Welfare Act

    This month the U.S. Supreme Court upheld the constitutionality of the Indian Child Welfare Act, which has limited the placement of Native children in non-Native homes since 1978. Oneida Nation Chairman Tehassi Hill joins us to discuss the importance of the ruling to Native American tribes.

Episode Credits

  • Shereen Siewert Host
  • Avery Lea Rogers Producer
  • Joel Patenaude Producer
  • Trina La Susa Technical Director
  • Lisa Hintz Guest
  • Tehassi Hill Guest

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