“Without a doubt our people, especially our youth, are the tribe’s most valuable asset,” said Cherokee Nation Principal Chief Bill John Baker. “This new Cherokee Nation law will give our Continue reading Cherokee Strengthens Child Custody Laws, Giving Preference to Biological or Tribal Family
On February 15, 2013, the Court of Appeals of Oklahoma ruled on the Indian Child Welfare Act’s preference for adoptive placement provision. See In re D.L. and K.L.