Tekamuk Training and Events, a wholly-owned enterprise of the Mesa Grande Band of Mission Indians, has joined forces with Columbia Law School, the Native American Rights Fund (NARF), and the Continue reading Conference Focuses on ICWA
SAULT STE. MARIE, Mich. (AP) — An organization designed to improve links between tribal, state and federal courts is focusing on American Indian child welfare and domestic violence crimes during Continue reading Michigan Judicial Organization Discusses Indian Child Welfare Issues
Wyandotte Nation hosted all nine Oklahoma Indian nations for a workshop to recruit native families to become foster families for native children. Read more at the KOAM-TV website.
Two children who were disenrolled by the Pala Band of Mission Indians cannot be protected by the Indian Child Welfare Act, a California appeals court ruled on Tuesday. The Continue reading Disenrollment from Pala Band Affects Children in ICWA Case
Synopsis from Westlaw: County child welfare agency filed dependency petition. The Superior Court, Los Angeles County, Valerie Skeba, No. DK05991, Juvenile Court Referee, issued jurisdiction findings and disposition order declaring Continue reading In re Candace A., November 9, 2015 (California)
Synopsis provided by Westlaw: After Office of Children’s Services (OCS) took three minor children into emergency custody, a standing master determined that no probable cause existed and recommended that children Continue reading Jennifer L. v. State Department of Health and Social Services, August 28, 2015 (Alaska)
Legal Topics: Indian Child Welfare Act – Termination of Parental Rights, Drug Abuse Read the full decision at the National Indian Law Library website.