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Cherokee Nation father in court as custody dispute continues

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More on: baby veronica, cherokee, icwa, oklahoma, south carolina
   

An Oklahoma state court ordered Dusten Brown, a citizen of the Cherokee Nation, to show up for a hearing as a dispute over his biological daughter continues.

The hearing is underway in Cherokee County court, The Tulsa World reported. A second hearing in Cherokee Nation tribal court is expected later today, the paper said.

Brown faces the prospect of turning over his daughter, Veronica, to a non-Indian couple from South Carolina. Matt and Melanie Capobianco want to adopt the girl, who is also a Cherokee citizen.

Meanwhile, the Cherokee Nation ordered a former reality television personality off tribal land. Troy Dunn, who appeared at a press conference with the Capobiancos on Wednesday, tried to visit Brown on Thursday but was told to stay away.

Dunn said his family adopted an Indian child.

Get the Story:
Capobianco spokeswoman: Judge expected to order Dusten Brown to surrender custody of Veronica today (The Charleston Post and Courier 8/16)
Baby Veronica's biological family arrive in court this morning (The Tulsa World 8/16)
Baby Veronica adoptive parents file motion to bring her to court (The Tulsa World 8/16)
Baby Veronica's appearance demanded in Cherokee County court Friday (The Tulsa World 8/16)
Capobiancos seek resolution in custody battle (The Cherokee Phoenix 8/15)
'The Locator' Troy Dunn Asked To Leave Cherokee Nation School (News6 8/15)

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Cherokee Nation father out on bond as custody dispute rages (8/13)
Judge orders immediate move of Baby Veronica to non-Indians (8/8)
Lawsuit questions constitutionality of Indian Child Welfare Act (7/26)
Tribal organizations to move forward with Baby Veronica suit (7/25)
South Carolina court won't reconsider Baby Veronica decision (7/25)
Dusten Brown: I won't stop fighting for my daughter Veronica (7/24)
ICWA dispute over Baby Veronica simmers in multiple courts (7/24)
Tribal organizations plan lawsuit on behalf of Baby Veronica (7/22)
South Carolina's top court approves adoption of Cherokee girl (7/17)


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