with gratitude

Free Kühlungsborn Heart photo and picture

With much gratitude to the original ODHS ICWA Retention & Recruitment Work Group—under leadership of Cheryl Baldomaro-Lucas (Standing Rock Sioux) & Laura Hunker—for inspiring these Tribal Resource pages.

With celebration to lived experience intern Christina Morgan, MSW (Grande Ronde) for helping see them through.

With reverence to our lived experience youth for their priceless input.

Many words of thanks for many other voices:

  • Northwest Native American Center of Excellence Wy'east Scholars
    • Farouk Al-Ajam (Choctaw)
    • Tyria Heath (Mohican)
    • Samira Rosenthal (White Earth Nation Ojibwe)
  • Michelle Bradach, Mental Health Coordinator, Burns Paiute
  • Jonnie Gilroy, ODHS ICWA supervisor
  • Jessie Kaleikau, LPC (Tsimshian)
  • Christine Kamps, ODHS Tribal Affairs (Muskogee)
  • Nicomi Levine, ODHS ICWA supervisor (Grande Ronde)
  • Liz Tyson, ODHS ICWA Guardianship Unit