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Suzette Brewer
6/8/16
Underscoring Congress’s intent to protect the cohesiveness of Indian children, families and communities in state welfare proceedings, Acting Assistant Secretary - Indian Affairs La...
Richard Walker
4/11/16
Setting Sun Productions, founded by former Lummi Nation chairman Darrell Hillaire, continues to break ground in building understanding of Native American cultures and histories – a...
Suzette Brewer
4/7/16
Signaling continued federal intent to support the Indian Child Welfare Act, today the Administration for Children and Families (ACF) under the Department of Health and Human Servic...
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Suzette Brewer
4/4/16
Today at the opening session of the 34th annual National Indian Child Welfare Association in St...
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Suzette Brewer
3/30/16
Today the California Supreme Court denied a petition to reconsider a state appellate court ruling in the case of a 6-year-old Choctaw Nation tribal member who was returned to her r...
NAJA
3/25/16
The Native American Journalists Association addresses deficient coverage of the child-welfare case involving Choctaw family; will create a guide for reporters covering the Indian C...
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Choctaw Nation
3/24/16
A custody case over a 6-year-old Choctaw girl named Lexi that has been going on nearly five years has been settled after three separate court battles...
NCAI
3/23/16
A number of media outlets recently reported on the placement of an American Indian child named Lexi with her relatives in Utah, instead of remaining in foster care in California...
Suzette Brewer
3/22/16
On Monday, March 21, pandemonium broke out in Santa Clarita, California, at the home of foster couple Summer and Russell Page as social workers from the Department of Children and ...
ICWA Clients Attorneys
Suzette Brewer
2/22/16
Citing a “fundamental lack of competence,” a federal judge on Friday, February 19 denied South Dakota’s motion to reconsider an earlier decision, which found the state violated the...

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