Native Families

Senator Mary Kunesh, Tribal Leaders and Citizens Testify in Support of Bill to Protect Tribal Sovereignty, Native Families in Minnesota

ST. PAUL, Minn. — On Tuesday, a bill that would strengthen the Minnesota Indian Family Preservation Act (MIFPA) and protect Native families and tribal sovereignty in Minnesota (SF 667) had its first hearing in the Health and Human Services Committee. Chief author Senator Mary Kunesh (DFL-New Brighton) testified in support of the bill alongside many tribal leaders and citizens.