More than 40 years after the federal law took effect, the child welfare system continues to absorb a disproportionate number of Native American children nationally and in Utah, noted Alisa Continue reading The complicated nature of Native American adoptions: Does a Utah court ruling conflict with federal law?
February 5, 2019Yesterday, Utah Attorney General Sean D. Reyes met with the leadership of the Navajo Nation, reported on the proceedings of the ICWA lawsuit, and signed an Inter-Governmental Agreement (between Continue reading Utah Signs Inter-Governmental Agreement to Support Navajo Families
Legal Topics: Indian Child Welfare Act – Application of Read the full decision at the National Indian Law Library website.
Utah tribal leaders gathered in the community of Wendover, Utah to discuss issues that would affect tribes at the state and national level, such as the Indian Child Welfare Act Continue reading Utah tribal leaders address the protection of Native American children
Synopsis from Westlaw: A petition to terminate father’s parental rights to his three Indian children was filed. The Third District Juvenile Court, Salt Lake Department, No. 1094548, Charles D. Behrens, Continue reading State in Interest of M.D., January 7, 2016 (Utah)
Ft. Duchesne-Hosted by the Ute Tribe Conference Presentations will focus on the theme Our Culture, Our Children, Our Children , specifically: •Trends in Indian child welfare and what specifically can Continue reading 3rd Annual Utah Indian Child Welfare Conference
Brandi Sweet is a member of the Turtle Mountain Band of Chippewa Indians of North Dakota, but that heritage is only partly why she is a perfect fit for the Continue reading Utahn Hopes to Recruit American Indian Foster Families