A Glendive woman is suing the Bureau of Indian Affairs for $1 million over a 2015 child custody dispute that pitted state and tribal courts against each other. Patsy Fercho, Continue reading Glendive Woman Sues Over Child Custody Dispute That Put Tribal, Minnesota Courts at Odds
The Colorado Court of Appeals issued its opinion in People in Interest of I.B.-R. on Thursday, May 17, 2018. Read the case summary at the Colorado Bar Association website.
California Attorney General Xavier Becerra, leading a bipartisan coalition of Attorneys General, filed an amicus brief late last week in Brakeen et. al. v. Zinke to defend the federal Indian Child Welfare Act (ICWA). Continue reading Attorney General Becerra Leads Bipartisan Coalition of Attorneys General to Protect Native American Children
The Michigan Supreme Court ruled on Friday that the father of two American Indian children is entitled to withdraw his consent to terminate his parental rights because the adoption of Continue reading Michigan court backs dad on parental rights, cites Indian child welfare law
Legal Topics: Indian Child Welfare Act – Application of Read the full decision at the National Indian Law Library website.
Central Council of Tlingit and Haida Indian Tribes of Alaska (Tlingit & Haida) entered into a Support Services Funding Agreement with the State of Alaska’s Department of Health & Social Continue reading Tribe Signs Funding Agreement to Expand Child Welfare Services
The Miccosukee Tribe is defending its handling of a child welfare case that has drawn national attention.The tribe said a newborn was taken from her mother, a Miccosukee citizen, in order to Continue reading Miccosukee Tribe Ties Child Welfare Case to Violence Against Women