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Assistant Secretary Washburn Announces a New Program to Assist Tribal Social Services Agencies in Placing Children in Safe Homes

WASHINGTON – Assistant Secretary – Indian Affairs Kevin K. Washburn today announced a new Bureau of Indian Affairs’ Office of Justice Services (BIA-OJS) program to assist federally recognized tribal social services agencies seeking to place children in safe homes. 467 more words

Indian Country News

Stop state based removal of American Indian children (under the Indian Child Welfare Act)

Through Educational Family Estate Apps, I offer an  important discussion about how to avoid state based removal actions under the Indian Child Welfare Act.

Indian Child Welfare Act was sold as change but in fact, it solidified the status quo. 19 more words

Monique Vondall-Rieke on the Indian Child Welfare Act


(or “More one-sided arguments that we get used to in Indian Country”)

By Monique Vondall-Rieke, J.D., 1,445 more words

Author: Matthew L.M. Fletcher

Goldwater Institute intentions against the Indian Child Welfare Act started as early as 2010

Problems versus Solutions ~

I researched the Goldwater Institute’s website as soon as I received the announcement headline: Goldwater Institute intends to challenge the Indian Child Welfare Act, in parts or entirety as unconstitutional… 540 more words

Announcement: Goldwater Institute to File a Constitutional Challenge against the Indian Child Welfare Act

Goldwater Institute (out of Phoenix, Arizona) is setting up a constitutional challenge against the Indian Child Welfare Act! What is the real agenda?
“Phoenix—Tomorrow, Tuesday, July 7, the Goldwater Institute will launch a new project to reform the Indian Child Welfare Act and similar state laws that give abused and neglected Native American children fewer rights and protections than other American children. 151 more words

Social Justice

Department of the Interior Announces Final Federal Recognition Process to Acknowledge Indian Tribes

Initiative Reforms a Process Long Criticized as “Broken,” Increases Transparency in Important Review of Tribal Recognition Status

WASHINGTON – U.S. Secretary of the Interior Sally Jewell and Assistant Secretary-Indian Affairs Kevin K. 804 more words

Tribal Federal Relations