Tag Archives: ICWA

Follow up NY Times Article on ICWA

Here. “I think it means a lot to our foster kids that we’re Cherokee,” said Carney Duncan, a gentle, soft-spoken man whose hair falls below his shoulders. “My mom and dad always helped people and took them in. I have … Continue reading

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Intercept Article on ICWA and the Brackeen Case

Here “Babies don’t get born and run down to the citizenship office and file a petition,” said Matthew Fletcher, director of the Indigenous Law and Policy Center at Michigan State University. When his own child was born, he and his … Continue reading

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Indian Law Articles in This Month’s Judicial Notice (New York Court Publication)

Here 4 New York’s Quest for Jurisdiction over Indian Lands by Hon. Carrie Garrow 20 New York State’s Recent Judicial Collaboration with Indigenous Partners: The Story of New York’s Federal-State-Tribal Courts and Indian Nations Justice Forum by Hon. Marcy L. … Continue reading

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AFCARS Comments Due June 18

Here are the previous posts on the Adoption and Foster Care Analysis and Reporting System. These comments are to tell the federal government (AGAIN) to start collecting basic data on state ICWA cases. While we would like the original rule … Continue reading

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NYT on ICWA and the Brackeen Case

Here

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Noojimo’iwewin: A VAWA and ICWA Training

Please join the Bay Mills Indian Community for this multi-disciplinary, tuition-free training geared toward child welfare and domestic violence advocates to implement effective service and advocacy strategies in cases involving child welfare, domestic violence, or both. Minnesota CLEs are available … Continue reading

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Transfer to Tribal Court Case from Colorado [ICWA]

Here is a case that continues to demonstrate the importance of ensuring a state ICWA law allows transfer of cases post-termination. Navajo Nation intervened and appealed the decision to deny transfer (and to move the children back to the former, … Continue reading

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Active Efforts and Transfer to Tribal Court Case out of Maine [ICWA]

Here. This is a difficult case, but the opinion does a nice job of outlining how a state and Tribe can work together in a state court ICWA case to provide active efforts when reunification with the father would be … Continue reading

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2018 Annual ICWA Case Law Update

Here you go!

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SCOTUS Denies Cert in Four Indian Law Matters (Miccosukee + Jim, ICWA, and Comanche)

Here is Tuesday’s order list. The materials in the Miccosukee petitions are here. The page on the ICWA case is here. The Comanche materials are here.

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