Legal Topics: Indian Child Welfare Act – Notice Read the full decision at the National Indian Law Library website.
A North Carolina state Court of Appeals has ruled that the tribe, not the state, has exclusive jurisdiction over child welfare issues arising on tribal land. In the matter of Continue reading Tribe, not the state, has exclusive jurisdiction over child welfare issues arising on tribal land.
Angry over the way Swain County social services workers handled a child abuse case in which a 15-month old girl died, the Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians is planning to Continue reading Eastern Band of Cherokee Planning to Create its own Social Services Agency
The Guide is intended to answer questions and provide a comprehensive resource of information on the Indian Child Welfare Act (ICWA). The online version at http://www.narf.org/icwa was created as a Continue reading A Practical Guide to the Indian Child Welfare Act