Konnie LeMay
7/18/16
Anne McKeig grew up in the tiny town of Federal Dam, Minnesota, (population around 100) bordering the Leech Lake Ojibwe Reservation...
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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
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...
ICTMN Staff
4/11/16
Meth, earthquakes, a lost head found, a Montana treasure walks on, and a beloved writer prepares his final farewell. This and more in Indian country last week...
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...

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