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South Carolina court hears ICWA case for Cherokee child

The South Carolina Supreme Court is holding oral arguments today in an Indian Child Welfare Act case.

Dusten Brown, a member of the Cherokee Nation who lives in Oklahoma, gained custody of his two-year-old daughter after the tribe intervened. But the non-Indian couple that adopted the girl is challenging the decision.

The arguments are closed to the public because it's an adoption case. The non-Indian couple has turned to the media to get the story out.

Get the Story:
SC high court takes up Indian child adoption case (The Charleston Post and Courier 4/17)
Cherokee adoption battle in South Carolina high court (Reuters 4/17)

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