The class action case is now in its third year, having been filed in March 2013 by three Indian mothers and the Oglala and Rosebud Sioux Tribes in South Dakota Continue reading ICWA: Victory for Tribes as Judge Reaffirms South Dakota Decision
Legal Topics: Indian Child Welfare Act – Designated Indian Custodian Read the full decision at the National Indian Law Library website.
From the National Indian Child Welfare Association: On February 12, 2016, the Children’s Bureau of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services announced two tribal consultation calls regarding a new Continue reading Title IV-E Conference Calls Scheduled for March 8th and 10th
Synopsis provided by Westlaw: Indian community moved to change child’s custody from foster home to aunt. After an evidentiary hearing, the Superior Court, Maricopa County, No. JD 510468, Shellie F. Continue reading Gila River Indian Community v. Department of Child Safety, December 8, 2015 (Arizona)
Legal Topics: Indian Child Welfare Act – Best Interest of the Child Read the full decision at the National Indian Law Library website.
Synopsis provided by Westlaw: In adoption proceedings in which Indian tribes intervened, claiming the child at issue was an Indian child protected by the Indian Child Welfare Act (ICWA), the Continue reading In re Doe, February 1, 2016 (Idaho)