A 5-year-old Native American boy at the center of controversy for more than a year will remain with his Coshocton County foster family, for now. Last week, the Ohio Court of Appeals reversed an Continue reading 5-year-old Native American Boy to Remain in Ohio for Now
Native American tribes across Michigan will soon have access to certain state child protection records for children in tribes. Read the full article at the Morning Sun website. Read related Continue reading Bill to Get CPS Records for Native American Tribal Children Signed into Law
The National Indian Child Welfare Association is offering the following programs: April 18-20, 2018 – Anchorage, AK – 36th Annual Protecting Our Children Conference April 18-20, 2018 – Anchorage, AK Continue reading Upcoming Trainings from the National Indian Child Welfare Association
Since the passage of ICWA in 1978, the law has been labeled the “gold standard” for child welfare laws — and not just for Indian children. Policies created under ICWA Continue reading Who Can Adopt a Native Child?
Two types of challenges to the Indian Child Welfare Act (ICWA), 25 U.S.C. § 1901 et seq., now feature prominently: equal protection challenges and challenges based on the “intrafamily dispute” Continue reading New Indian Child Welfare Act Challenges On The Horizon