On Monday, March 21, pandemonium broke out in Santa Clarita, California, at the home of foster couple Summer and Russell Page as social workers from the Department of Children and Family Services arrived to pick up a 6-year-old girl who was being held by the couple in defiance of a court ordering her returned to relatives after a five-year custody battle.
Read the full article at the Indian Country Today Media Network website.
See more coverage:
“Indian Child Welfare Act to separate foster daughter from family” at the ABC7 Chicago website (3/21/2016)
“NCAI Supports Responsible, Informed Response to California ICWA Case” at the Indian Country Today Media Network website (3/23/2016)
“Santa Clarita foster parents appeal to state Supreme Court in tribal custody battle” at the LA Times website (3/23/2016)
“Custody case of Native American girl appealed to high court” at the Eastern University Waltonian website (3/24/2016)