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The crazy thing is that the Indian Child Welfare Act is forty years old, and it’s still one of the least well-understood pieces of federal legislation, even by judges, in Continue reading Court Ruling Creates New Uncertainty for Adopted Native Children
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The Arizona Court of Appeals ordered a new hearing Thursday over the guardianship of a 6-year-old child who is subject to the Indian Child Welfare Act. The Navajo Nation appealed Continue reading Navajo Nation Wins Appeal in Indian Child Welfare Act Case
But a week ago, citing a “crisis” in child welfare, Brown called for creation of the advisory board and other steps to give her more direct control of the agency Continue reading Oversight Panel for Oregon’s Troubled Child Welfare System Will Bring Expertise, Diverse Specialties
The South Dakota Supreme Court has ruled that a local judge erred when he transferred a child abuse and neglect case from state court to tribal court without considering testimony Continue reading Supreme Court Nixes Transfer of Child Abuse and Neglect Case to Tribal Court
On April 23, 2019, ACF’s Office of Child Care (OCC) announced the availability of funds and requested applications for:* American Indian and Native Hawaiian Nonprofit Organization Child Care Grant* Native Hawaiian Nonprofit Continue reading Applications Open for Office of Child Care Non-Profit Organization Grants