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Letter to Editor re: ABA J. Article on Alexandria P./R.P. Case

Here:

“Children of the Tribe”, October, sadly reports without question the Pages’ version of Lexi’s transfer to a kinship placement supported by her own attorney, the state of California and the Choctaw Nation. 271 more words

Author: Matthew L.M. Fletcher

Indian Health Service Partners with Bureau of Indian Affairs and Bureau of Indian Education to Increase Access to Behavioral Health Services for Native Youth

Native American youth will benefit from the services

The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services’ Indian Health Service (IHS) and the U.S. Department of the Interior’s Bureau of Indian Affairs (BIA) and Bureau of Indian Education (BIE) entered into an Interagency Agreement today that will increase access to mental and behavioral health services for students attending BIE schools and youth detained in BIA Office of Justice Services (OJS) facilities. 397 more words

Guidelines for Implementing the Indian Child Welfare Act - December 2016

Guidelines for Implementing the Indian Child Welfare Act – December 2016 – These guidelines are intended to assist those involved in child custody proceedings in understanding and uniformly applying the Indian Child Welfare Act (ICWA) and U.S. 241 more words

Indian Country News

Parent's Attorney Misunderstands ICWA; Arkansas COA Goes Along With It

Here is the opinion in King v. Arkansas Dept. of Human Services (Ark. Ct. App.):

King v Ark DHS Opinion

Maybe it’s a little thing, maybe not, but the court allowed an attorney to withdraw from representation, in part, on this representation: 373 more words

Author: Matthew L.M. Fletcher