Indigenous children


Indigenous Human Remains, Mostly Boarding School Children, Reported In 3 States This Week

Indigenous communities in three states are mourning the discovery of human remains this week, many of them children at boarding schools.

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Feds Seek Tribal Input on Strengthening ICWA


Tracking Efforts to Pass State-Level ICWA Laws 

States are codifying their own versions of ICWA laws as the Brackeen v. Haaland case comes closer to a Supreme Court decision. 


‘A Place of Calm:’ Indian Child Welfare Expert Unpacks the Historic Brackeen v. Haaland Decision

The Imprint's Q+A with Shannon Smith of the ICWA Law Center on the implications of the Supreme Court's important ruling.


New Archive Sheds Light on Indian Boarding Schools Run by the Catholic Church

A long-awaited online archive, put together by Native researchers, may help boarding school survivors find answers.


Fighting to Remain Part of Their World: SCOTUS Decides the Fate of Indigenous Foster Children

Abena Hutchful writes that for Indigenous children, access to their own culture's stories may hinge on the Supreme Court's ICWA decision.


Protecting Children and Healing Families, One Native Auntie at a Time

The My Two Aunties program helps keep Native children out of foster care and ensure families remain safe and intact.


    Why I’m Fighting for the Indian Child Welfare Act

    Raising my granddaughter was a gift only made possible by the Indian Child Welfare Act, a law that's at risk of being overturned by the Supreme Court this year.


    Indigenous Parents’ Vision for Baby Boards in Iowa Foster Homes 

    Jess Ahūgišįnįwįga Lopez-Walker not only makes traditional baby boards, she's pushing for their acceptance in the foster care system.


    Indian Child Welfare Act Think Tank to Strategize Legal Protections for Tribal Sovereignty

    A new think tank has formed to protect tribal sovereignty in light of a looming Supreme Court ruling affecting Indigenous children.