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Determination of Indian Child ICWA Case out of Montana Supreme Court

Here. In affidavits supporting the TIA and TLC petitions, Child Protection Specialists (CPS) noted they had no reason to believe that any of the children were subject to the Indian Child Welfare Act (ICWA). However, at a May 2016 show … Continue reading

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Montana Supreme Court: State has Duty to Actively Determine if Child is Indian Child

Here. In this case, as early as 2014, the State, through the Department, had reason to believe and, as asserted in its various petition averments and request for the District Court to proceed under ICWA, did believe that L.D. was … Continue reading

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Iowa Supreme Court Strikes Down Portion of Iowa ICWA

In In the Interest of A.W. the Iowa Supreme Court held that the Iowa ICWA‘s definition of “Indian child” violated the Equal Protection Clause. The definition included Indian children who were not eligible for membership in any tribe (“‘Indian child’ … Continue reading

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Holy Childhood Oral Histories

Here and here are two audio links from recent interviews with survivors of the Holy Childhood boarding school in Harbor Springs, Michigan. From Interlochen Public Radio: Keeping the history of Holy Childhood Linda Stephan HARBOR SPRINGS 2007-09-28   A Michigan … Continue reading

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