Abandoned and Forgotten: South Dakota's State Concealed Sexual Exploitation of Lakota Children
May 15, 2013
From 2001-2013, the state of South Dakota covered up sexual abuse perpetrated against seven Sioux Indian foster children under its authority. This report—based on interviews and accounts from the people involved—describes the state’s ongoing pattern of enabling the heinous acts. Copies of both the full version of this report and a summary version are available for download.
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