Now the [Indian Child Welfare Act] is facing its most serious challenge yet. In a case that has implications far beyond the adoptions of American Indian children, three non-Native families Continue reading The Fight Over Native American Adoptions Is About More Than Just the Children
The Indian Child Welfare Act was established to ensure that children benefit from Native families remaining together. Our families should not ever fear the removal of their children from their Continue reading Opinion: Protecting Native Children, Letter from Oneida Nation Vice Chairman Yellowbird-Stevens
A LAW KEY to preventing state welfare agencies from separating Indigenous children from their families is at risk of being overturned thanks to the yearslong effort of a network of Continue reading How a Right-Wing Attack on Protections for Native American Children Could Upend Indian Law
Zachary, or A.L.M. as he is called in legal papers, has a Navajo birth mother, a Cherokee birth father and adoptive parents, Jennifer and Chad Brackeen, neither of whom is Native American. Continue reading Who Can Adopt a Native American Child? A Texas Couple vs. 573 Tribes
The U.S. Supreme Court has denied review of an Arizona case challenging a law that gives preference to American Indians in adoptions of Native children.The order last week leaves in Continue reading US Supreme Court Denies Review of Arizona Child Welfare Case
Please join the Bay Mills Indian Community for this multi-disciplinary, tuition-free training geared toward child welfare and domestic violence advocates to implement effective service and advocacy strategies in cases involving Continue reading Noojimo’iwewin: A VAWA and ICWA Training (Brimley, MI)
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