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ICTMN Staff
11/14/16
The National Indian Child Welfare Association has partnered with AMERIND Risk for a 1-to-1 match of donations up to $2,000 made on #givingtuesday—November 29th...
 Left to right: Cyanne Lujan, NB3 Marketing Manager; Justin Kii Huenemann, NB3 CEO; Derek Valdo, AMERIND Risk CEO; Gil Vigil, NICWA Board President at Santa Ana Golf Club. (Courtesy AMERIND Risk)
AMERIND Risk
7/22/16
More than $3,000 will go to aid families without homeowners insurance, reducing the rates of Native American childhood obesity, and research and training for Indian child welfare w...
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Suzette Brewer
7/9/16
On Friday, the California Second District Court of Appeals ruled unanimously that a 6-year-old Choctaw girl known as “Lexi,” will be staying in Utah with her family...
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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 ...
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...

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