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Redefining how we care for children on the Cheyenne River Reservation

Simply Smiles Children's Village

This interview is from SDPB's daily public-affairs show, In the Moment, hosted by Lori Walsh.

The Simply Smiles Children's Village on the Cheyenne River Reservation is a first-of-its-kind approach to serving Native American children in foster care. The organization says this village fulfills the spirit of the Indian Child Welfare Act by ensuring children remain with kin and community. Marcella Gilbert is the newly appointed Director of the Simply Smiles Children's Village.