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Oklahoma Court Rejects BIA Guidelines for Indian Child Placement

Recently the BIA issued new guidelines for Courts to consider in the placement of American Indian children. These new guidelines play a role in the recent  538 more words

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South Dakota Indian Child Welfare Act

This website is set up to document the implementation of the Indian Child Welfare Act in South Dakota This website is dedicated to tracking, documenting and publishing information regarding the implementation of the Indian Child Welfare Act (ICWA) in South Dakota. 90 more words

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Federal Officials Debate Long-Awaited Rules For Indian Child Welfare

OREGON – Three federal agencies met Tuesday with tribes at a Portland conference on Native American child welfare.

The U.S. Interior, Justice, and Health and Human Services departments are hearing testimony on rules to implement the Indian Child Welfare Act. 109 more words


Native organizations call to reevaluate position on crucial ICWA case

ALASKA – Alaska Native leaders from across the state called upon Governor Bill Walker and Lieutenant Governor Byron Mallott to have the State reconsider its litigation position in Native Village of Tununak v. 234 more words


Federal Court Victory for Oglala and Rosebud Sioux Children

The Geneva Convention defines genocide as “…any of the following acts committed with intent to destroy, in whole or in part, a national, ethnical, racial or religious group, as such: 112 more words


Call for Written Comments on New AFCARS Regulations

We’ve written about this in the past. Here is a letter from NICWA explaining more about the regulations, and the reason for written comments (and if you scroll to the bottom, they’ve even provided a sample comments letter): 687 more words

Author: Kate E. Fort

Cutting Through The Red Tape

I know that in the full scope of trials in adoption the red tape that we faced was minor. I have heard absolute horror stories from those who have attempted to adopt internationally or from the foster system. 996 more words