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A. Whenever a child is removed from the custody of its parent(s), guardian or other custodian, the parent(s) or other person(s) shall be ordered by the Court to contribute a reasonable amount within their means or to do labor for the Osage Nation or take other reasonable action to provide support for the child.

B. In cases of necessity, the Court may order a traditional custodian to assist in providing the necessities of life within that custodian’s means after a hearing, whether the child has been placed in his own home or elsewhere.

C. When the Indian Child Welfare Department is paying for placement for such child, the contribution of the parent shall be paid to the Court Clerk and dispensed by Court order to that agency or the Osage Nation as may be necessary by law or appropriate in the circumstances.