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Indigenous

11/17/2022

Child Welfare Advocates Say New Mexico Falling Short on Court-ordered Reforms

A report on the progress New Mexico has made on fulfilling commitments to better care for foster youth has found the state falling short.

In Prayer and Protest, People of Indian Country Gather Outside the Supreme Court to Defend the Indian Child Welfare Act

11/9/2022

In Prayer and Protest, People of Indian Country Gather Outside the Supreme Court to Defend the Indian Child Welfare Act

Demonstrators gathered at the Supreme Court today to voice support for the Indian Child Welfare Act as the 44-year-old law is challenged.

11/9/2022

Supreme Court Probes Constitutionality of Indian Child Welfare Act

Members of the United States Supreme Court
In an hours-long hearing today, the Supreme Court pressed attorneys about whether a 44-year-old law to shield Indigenous children and families from unjust separations goes beyond the power of Congress to regulate federally recognized tribes. 

10/31/2022

The Fate of Indian Child Welfare Before the Supreme Court: Race, Commerce and Commandeering

What you need to know to follow the arguments in next week's Supreme Court case over the fate of the Indian Child Welfare Act

A Minnesota child custody case that began at the Hennepin County Juvenile Justice Center Reaches the Supreme Court

10/20/2022

How a Chippewa Grandmother’s Adoption Fight Ended Up in the U.S. Supreme Court

An untold story behind the Supreme Court case challenging the constitutionality of the Indian Child Welfare Act.

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

10/17/2022

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

Tribal leaders emphasize the importance of the Indian Child Welfare Act ahead of oral arguments before the Supreme Court.

    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.

    8/15/2022

    Alaska State Law Codifies Child Welfare Protections for Indigenous Families

    A new state law that took effect August 5 in Alaska aims to “address and improve deep structural inequities” in the state’s child welfare system — protecting residents should broader federal protections be overturned by a pending Supreme Court case.

    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.