Suzette Brewer
9/24/13
In the end, it came down to one simple strategy: Waiting. As Dusten Brown faced the Damocles Sword of jail time and a felony warrant, Matt and Melanie Capobianco only had to wait...
Suzette Brewer
9/17/13
Third Pregnant Woman Identified by Tribal Lawyers At a closed-door hearing last week in Oklahoma County, Judge Allen Welch granted custody of the infant girl “Deseray” to the Absen...
ICTMN Staff
9/11/13
The National Indian Child Welfare Association (NICWA), the National Congress of American Indians (NCAI), and Angel Smith, an independent attorney appointed by the District Court of...
Jay Daniels
9/10/13

These past few weeks have created quite a stir within Indian country. The two most significant issues are the recent ruling of the U.S. Supreme Court remanding Baby v....

Laura Briggs
9/6/13
When I began writing about the Baby Veronica case last May, I argued that feminists should care about the (then-pending) Supreme Court case because losing your biological kids is s...
Laura Briggs
8/16/13
The “Baby Veronica” case ( Adoptive Couple v...
Suzette Brewer
8/16/13
On Thursday, Matt and Melanie Capobianco declined several offers to visit with Veronica and quietly discuss her future with the Brown family...
Suzette Brewer
8/13/13
As Dusten Brown posted bail in a Sequoyah County, Oklahoma courtroom yesterday afternoon on a federal warrant for his arrest for "custodial interference" in Adoptive Couple v...
Dina Gilio-Whitaker
8/13/13

A note from Ray Cook, ICTMN Opinions Editor: The political and legal ramifications of the Baby Veronica case have, in broad strokes, done two things....

Steve Russell
8/13/13

I mean you no harm. If I meant you harm, I would start by using your name. Every literate Cherokee knows your name. At the time before the Trail of Tears, the Cherokee Nation had a higher literacy rate than the white settlers and gold seekers who coveted the Cherokee homelands....

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