The Capacity Building Center of Tribes has just published a new 8 page ICWA Guide for Tribal Governments and Leaders. Read the announcement here. Download the guide.
The Indian Child Welfare and Wellness Conference will be held Feb. 22-24 at the Baymont Inn and Suites in Mandan. The Native American Training Institute will host the 16th annual Continue reading Indian Child Welfare and Wellness conference to be held Feb. 22-24 (ND)
Two years ago, Tarnowski attended a training in Duluth given by the National Child Welfare Resource Center on Legal and Judicial Issues. Stories of historical trauma that have helped lead Continue reading Indian Child Welfare Court in Duluth Aims for Better Outcomes for Native American Families
With the number of American Indian children in Minnesota foster care reaching “unacceptable” levels, the state pledged Thursday to spend $400,000 over the next three years to reduce those numbers. Continue reading State Pledges $400,000 to Reduce Number of Indian Children in Foster Care (MN)
South Dakota and Pennington County officials filed an appeal Friday challenging U.S. District Court rulings that ordered changes in their handling of temporary custody hearings involving Native American children. Read Continue reading State, County Officials Appeal Ruling on Native Children Case
In a case that has national implications for how state courts are supposed to conduct 48-hour custody hearings involving Native American children a federal judge has given one county in Continue reading Lakota Country Times: Historic Decision for Indian Child Welfare Act
The U.S. Supreme Court declined on Monday to hear a foster family’s challenge to the adoption of their former foster daughter under the Indian Child Welfare Act. Read the full Continue reading SCOTUS Turns Down Indian Child Welfare Act Challenge Brought by Foster Parents of Choctaw Girl