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Indian Child Welfare Act

First-of-its-kind Survey Examines Trauma and Healing Among Indigenous Survivors of Family Separation

8/29/2022

First-of-its-kind Survey Examines Trauma and Healing Among Indigenous Survivors of Family Separation

Researchers in Minnesota are collaborating on a survey of Indigenous survivors of family separation to document the abuse and participants' ways of coping.

Tribal Leaders Vow to Protect Native Families from Separation as Indian Child Welfare Law Heads to the Supreme Court

8/4/2022

Supreme Court Set to Consider Fate Of Indian Child Welfare Act in November

The Supreme Court will begin to hear oral arguments in a case that challenges the federal Indian Child Welfare Act in November.

8/3/2022

To All My Relations, ICWA Matters

Marshal Galvan reflects on the continued importance of the Indian Child Welfare Act, decades after its passage.

Supreme Court ICWA

6/2/2022

Connecticut Codifies Child Welfare Protections for Native American Families in State Law

A new law in Connecticut offers protections for Indigenous families that mirror the federal Indian Child Welfare Act.

With ICWA Under Threat, More States Shore Up Laws to Protect Native Families from Foster Care Separation

4/6/2022

With ICWA Under Threat, More States Shore Up Laws to Protect Native Families from Foster Care Separation

With the Indian Child Welfare Act facing a Supreme Court challenge, states have enacted their own versions to protect Indigenous families from separation.

Supreme Court ICWA

3/1/2022

New Mexico Could Enact Indian Families Protection Act

While the U.S. Supreme Court will hear a case on the constitutionality of the federal Indian Child Welfare Act, New Mexico has a similar bill on the governor's desk.

    Supreme Court Will Hear Indian Child Welfare Act Case

    2/28/2022

    Supreme Court Will Hear Indian Child Welfare Act Case

    The U.S. Supreme Court has agreed to hear a case on the constitutionality of the Indian Child Welfare Act.

    1/25/2022

    Will Supreme Court Hear Challenge to Bedrock Law on Native American Families?

    As the Canadian government pays out billions of dollars in reparations to Indigenous families torn apart by foster care, a case up for consideration by the U.S. Supreme Court threatens to strip legal protections from U.S.-born Native American children, families and tribal communities. 

    Supreme Court ICWA

    12/30/2021

    Top Stories of 2021: The Future of Tribal Child Welfare

    This year, it became likely that the Supreme Court will hear Brackeen v. Halaand, a case that puts tribal sovereignty and the Indian Child Welfare Act on the line.