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
Legal Topics: Indian Child Welfare Act – Notice Read the full decision at the National Indian Law Library website.
See the following stories: Judge upholds Indian Child Welfare Act (Arizona Daily Sun) 8/7/18,Court rejects challenge to Native American law on adoptions (Arizona Republic) 8/7/18, and Appeals court won’t rule Continue reading Court dismisses challenge to Indian Child Welfare Act [Carter v. Tahsuda]
When social workers take a Crow, Northern Cheyenne, Assiniboine or Sioux child from their parents in Yellowstone County, 75 percent go to live somewhere with a Native connection — mostly to Continue reading 1 year into Native foster care court, most kids taken from unsafe homes are placed in tribe-approved homes
Legal Topics: Indian Child Welfare Act Read the full decision at the National Indian Law Library website.
Synopsis provided by Westlaw: County department of human services sought to terminate mother’s parent-child legal relationship with her child who had possible Indian heritage. The District Court, Jefferson County, No. 15JV650, Ann Continue reading In Interest of L.H. February 23, 2018 (Colorado)
On March 26, 2018, the U.S. Supreme Court declined to hear this case: R.K.B. et al., v. E.T. Briefs and Pleadings Docket No. 17-942 Question Presented: The Indian Child Welfare Continue reading ICWA case denied at U.S. Supreme Court: R.K.B. et al., v. E.T.