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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.
Supreme Court Probes Constitutionality of Indian Child Welfare Act
Understanding ICWA Part 4: What’s At Stake in Brackeen v. Haaland
The number of youth in foster care is below 400,000 for the first time in nearly a decade. On this week’s podcast, we break down the new data released by the Department of Health and Human Services, Florida’s ban on trans medicine for minors, and the worsening news out of Louisiana’s juvenile justice system.
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
Understanding ICWA Part 3: Placement Preferences, with Chrissi Ross Nimmo
On this week’s podcast we discuss a landmark case out of New York over the rights of biological parents, connecting homeless children to early childhood programs, a federal end-around on monitoring unaccompanied minors, an AI Bill of Rights, and the placement preferences required by ICWA.
Understanding ICWA Part 2: Qualified Expert Witnesses, with Tara Reynon
On this week’s podcast we discuss Maine’s legislature suing its child welfare agency over fatality records, the Angola transfer begins in Louisiana, and what low-income families used the enhanced child tax credit for.
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.
Why the Supreme Court Must Uphold the Indian Child Welfare Act
The Supreme Court should uphold the federal law that protects the well-being of Native children by keeping them connected to their families, their tribes and their culture, the authors write.