from http://www.acf.hhs.gov/programs/ana/news/report-states-consultation-and-collaboration-with-tribes: The Children’s Bureau conducted a review of the states’ 2015–2019 Child and Family Services Plans (CFSP) and prepared a report titled “States’ Consultation and Collaboration with Tribes and Continue reading Report: States’ Consultation and Collaboration with Tribes and Reported Compliance with the Indian Child Welfare Act
America’s multibillion-dollar adoption industry and its allies seek to undermine ICWA’s enforcement by filing lawsuits they hope to take to the Supreme Court. If successful, the lawsuits would deny tribes Continue reading It Takes a Tribe: ICWA Under Assault (Cherokee Nation Principal Chief Bill John Baker)
A federal judge on Friday questioned the legality of statutes that give tribal courts the right to decide adoption and foster care placement of Native American children who have never Continue reading Federal Court to Clarify Legality of Native American Adoptions
Rucinski & Reetz Communication unveiled last week its video titled “Missing Threads: The Story of the Wisconsin Indian Child Welfare Act.” The hour-long documentary represents nearly three years of work and “explores Continue reading Film Explores Native American Child Displacement
On Thursday a federal judge in the Eastern District of Virginia dismissed a suit challenging both the constitutionality of the Indian Child Welfare Act and the new federal guidelines that Continue reading Federal Judge Dismisses Anti-ICWA Suit
Synopsis provided by Westlaw: In a dependency proceeding, the Superior Court, Orange County, No. DP024561, Craig E. Arthur, J., terminated parental rights to child. Mother and father appealed. While the Continue reading In re K.M., November 20, 2015 (California)
Legal Topics: Indian Child Welfare Act – Notice Read the full decision at the National Indian Law Library website.