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Child Welfare Myths: Indian Child Welfare Act Protects Indian Children

Fourteen-year-old Veronica Spears, her twelve-year-old sister Hayley and their fifteen-year-old brother have been living with their foster parents Tim and Anne Dorn for nine years. Valerie and Haylie… 1,110 more words

Child Welfare

Humanities Initiatives

Humanities Initiatives – NEH Humanities Initiatives at Historically Black Colleges and Universities, Hispanic-Serving Institutions, Tribal Colleges and Universities, and Community Colleges help strengthen the teaching and study of the humanities by developing new humanities programs, resources, or courses, or by enhancing existing ones. 59 more words


California Considering Waiving Pro Hac Vice Requirements for Attorneys Representing Tribes in ICWA Cases

By:      Ted Griswold | Partner | ted.griswold@procopio.com

In a move that is supported by many Tribal practitioners, the Tribal Court-State Court Forum is recommending an amendment to the California Rules of the Court, Rule 9.40, to waive the requirement that out-of-state counsel appear… 273 more words

FBA Indian Law Conference ICWA Panel

Trent Crable, Kate Fort, Victoria Sweet, John Tahsuda, Bethany Berger

Author: Matthew L.M. Fletcher

Indian Law Conference Highlights: Indian Child Welfare Act

The Indian Child Welfare Act (ICWA), which turns 40 this year, was created to prevent the separation of Native American children from their families as well as protect the best interests of Indian children and promote the stability and security of Indian tribes and families. 463 more words