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...
Kristi Eaton
1/25/16
When the city council in Oklahoma’s capital and largest city – Oklahoma City – decided last fall to vote down a resolution to rename Columbus Day as Indigenous Peoples’ Day, a grou...
Suzan Shown Harjo
1/4/16
FAME – Iroquois Nationals Lacrosse Team for winning the silver medal in the 2015 World Indoor Lacrosse Championship Games...
Tanya H. Lee
1/1/16
Important developments are expected in Indian country in 2016...
Suzette Brewer
12/11/15
On Thursday a federal judge in the Eastern District of Virginia dismissed a suit challenging both the constitutionality of the Indian Child Welfare Act and the new federal guidelin...
Tanya H. Lee
12/10/15
U.S. Interior Secretary Sally Jewell announced today that Assistant Secretary – Indian Affairs Kevin K. Washburn will step down in January...

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