Indigenous children


How An Indigenous Attorney In Minnesota Keeps Trying to Overturn the Indian Child Welfare Act 

Mark Fiddler has focused much of the past decade on attempts to dismantle the law that aims to preserve Indigenous families and tribes.


Seneca Nation Elder Reflects on a 51-year Child Welfare Career 

The Imprint interviews Terry Cross, 71, founding executive director of the National Indian Child Welfare Association.


Report Documents the Critical Elements of Protecting Alaska Native Children — Connections to Culture and the Environment

New research highlights an issue vital to the well-being of Indigenous children and families: their stewardship of the natural environment. 


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.

Youth Services Insider
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.