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BIA holds listening sessions on Indian Child Welfare Act guidance (04/14)
The Bureau of Indian Affairs will hold two more listening sessions on the Indian Child Welfare Act.

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Non-Indian woman drops ICWA case involving Cherokee Nation (04/09)
A non-Indian woman whose biological daughter was at the center of an Indian Child Welfare Act case has withdrawn a lawsuit that challenged the constitutionality of the law.

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South Dakota judges ordered to explain stance in ICWA dispute (03/21)
A federal judge wants to know why some South Dakota state judges are refusing to turn over transcripts in Indian Child Welfare Act cases.

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Native Sun News: South Dakota judges balk at ICWA court order (03/20)
Five state court judges in South Dakota are refusing to comply with a Federal court’s order to instruct court reporters to turn over transcripts from hearings regarding the taking of Native American children.

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Trace DeMeyer: Investigate handling of Cherokee girl's adoption (02/24)
Trace DeMeyer calls for investigation into handling of an Indian Child Welfare Act dispute involving a Cherokee Nation girl.

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Oklahoma looks into agency that played a role in ICWA dispute (02/19)
The Oklahoma Department of Human Services is investigation an adoption agency that was involved in a high-profile Indian Child Welfare Act dispute.

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Native Sun News: ICWA decision opens door for tribal lawsuits (02/06)
Last week Jeffrey Viken, Chief Federal Judge for the District of South Dakota, entered a 43 page opinion denying the State of South Dakota’s motions to dismiss a suit against them alleging violations of the Indian Child Welfare Act.

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Organizations seek DOJ probe into Indian Child Welfare Act (02/04)
Four national Indian organizations called on the Department of Justice to investigate the treatment of Indian children in the child welfare system across the nation.

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Albert Bender: Help tribes in South Dakota with foster care (01/31)
Albert Bender seeks support for a petition that calls on President Barack Obama to support tribal foster care programs in South Dakota.

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ICWA lawsuit against South Dakota proceeds in federal court (01/30)
An Indian Child Welfare Act lawsuit against the state of South Dakota will proceed in federal court.

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