Jennifer Lee Schultz & Stephanie Carroll Rainie

The lack of good data about U.S. American Indian and Alaska Native populations hinders tribes’ development activities, but it also highlights a space for sovereign action....

6/3/14
ICTMN Staff
4/14/14
The following are the remarks of Associate Attorney General Tony West as delivered at the National Indian Child Welfare Association’s 32nd annual Protecting Our Children Conference...
Terry L. Cross

Thirty-five years ago today, Congress enacted groundbreaking legislation, the impact of which has been arguably more profound than any other piece of federal Indian law in the modern era. On November 8, 1978, the Indian Child Welfare Act, otherwise known as ICWA, became law....

11/8/13
ICTMN Staff
10/19/13
Maurice Lyons, a former Morongo Band of Mission Indians tribal chairman and longtime tribal council member, walked on Wednesday, October 16 at the age of 63...
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...
Suzette Brewer
7/18/13
Within minutes of yesterday's ruling by the South Carolina State Supreme Court ordering the Family Court in Charleston to finalize the adoption of Veronica Brown to Matt and Melani...
Brian Daffron
4/11/13
After the April 8 press conference at Hard Rock Hotel and Casino Tulsa in which the National Indian Child Welfare Association (NICWA) and the Cherokee Nation shared the latest deve...
ICTMN Staff
10/28/12
It’s our roundup of all the big news coming out of Indian country: • FAREWELL: On Monday, Oglala Lakota leader Russell Means walked on , having lost a long battle against cancer...
Alysa Landry
8/7/12
Baby Veronica, a 2-year-old Cherokee girl adopted by non-Native parents in 2009 , will remain with her biological father following a South Carolina Supreme Court ruling filed July ...

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