Tribal Innovations in Children’s Trust Accounts

This report, written by Miriam Jorgensen of the Native Nations Institute, The University of Arizona with Peter Morris of the National Congress of American Indians Policy Research Center and published by the Center for Social Development at Washington University, provides information about how tribes are structuring minor’s trust accounts.

Table of Contents

Tribal Innovations in Children’s Accounts
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A Brief History of Asset Building in Indian Country
3
Motivations for Per Capita Distributions and Minors’ Accounts
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Minors’ Accounts as CSAsgram
6
Universality and Unrestricted Use
10
Policy Lessons for CSAs
15
Where to from Here?
17
References
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