The United States will join four tribes defending the Indian Child Welfare Act against a district court ruling in Texas. The Department of Justice, with the Department of Interior and Continue reading U.S. to defend Indian Child Welfare Act (Brackeen v. Zinke)
The 18th Annual North Dakota Indian Child Welfare & Wellness Conference will be held February 12-14, 2019 at the 4 Bears Casino and Lodge. It is hosted by the Native Continue reading N.D. Indian Child Welfare and Wellness Conference to be held Feb. 12-14
A state circuit judge didn’t violate the federal Indian Child Welfare Act when she terminated a father’s right to his four-year-old son, the South Dakota Supreme Court has ruled. Read Continue reading SD Supreme Court: State Circuit Judge Didn’t Violate Federal Indian Child Welfare Act
“Dawnland” is premiering on the PBS series Independent Lens, as part of November Native American Heritage Month programming. The investigation by the Maine Wabanaki-State Child Welfare Truth and Reconciliation Commission Continue reading ‘Dawnland’ Documents Untold Story of Native American Child Removal in the U.S.
Despite a federal appeals court vacating a previous local ruling ordering Pennington County to change the way it runs its initial hearings for Native American child removal cases, the county Continue reading Pennington County to stick with current ICWA hearing procedures
Title: Tensions underlying the Indian Child Welfare Act: Tribal jurisdiction over traditional state court family law matters. Author: MacLachlan, Elizabeth Source: 2018 B.Y.U. L. Rev. 455 (2018)
Treppa: Why the ICWA is critical to the health of native children and tribal communities SHERRY TREPPA POSTED ON WEDNESDAY, 24 OCTOBER 2018 A Texas judge’s recent decision to strike Continue reading Responses to ICWA Court Ruling