tag: icwa

Stop Colonizers: Protect ICWA
A case before the United States Supreme Court could resume the genocide of tribal nations.
Chuck Hoskin Jr. and Kim Teehee
The Cherokee Nation is getting closer to fulfilling a promise made by treaty nearly two centuries ago.
Ever yChild Matters at U.S. Supreme Court
The U.S. Supreme Court hears arguments in Haaland v. Brackeen, a closely-watched Indian Child Welfare Act case, on November 9, 2022.
Chuck Hoskin Jr., Charles Martin, Fawn Sharp and Tehassi Hill
Tribal leaders speak at a #StopColonizers rally on the steps of the U.S. Supreme Court on November 9, 2022.
Stop Colonizers - Protect ICWA
The decision in Haaland v. Brackeen will be a major force in the future of the Indian Child Welfare Act and the scope of tribal sovereignty.
U.S. Supreme Court
The Indian Child Welfare Act set out to fix generations of harm to Native kids. The U.S. Supreme Court could soon toss it aside.
House of Tears Carvers
Indian Country will be out in force as the nation’s highest court weighs the future of the Indian Child Welfare Act.
Jim Thorpe on the Sovereignty Run
The nation’s highest court is about to hear one of the biggest cases in Indian Country’s history and already some troubling signs are emerging.
Joely Proudfit
A prominent tribe with powerful connections has taken the unusual step of denouncing an educator and scholar who has long identified herself as a descendant of the community.
Larry Wright Jr.
The largest inter-tribal advocacy organization in the United States is forging ahead with a new executive as tribes continue to confront challenges to their sovereignty.
Alan Parker
Alan Parker, a citizen of the Chippewa Cree Tribe, had a profound impact on law and policy in Indian Country.
Kendra Potter - Daughter of a Lost Bird
A new documentary applies a wide-angle lens to a personal story of adoption and assimilation of an Indian child.
Embassy of Tribal Nations
Dante Desiderio is taking an “administrative leave of absence” at the National Congress of American Indians for reasons not being disclosed.
Cherokee Vote
Please vote like the future of Cherokee Nation depends on it.
Sunshine Suzanne Sykes
Sunshine Suzanne Sykes is joining a group that is small yet growing — Native women who serve on the federal bench.
U.S. Supreme Court
An unprecedented leak from the nation’s highest court is coming amid extreme uncertainty for tribes and their sovereign rights.
U.S. Supreme Court
The nation’s highest court is set for another tribal sovereignty showdown as the state of Oklahoma continues efforts to weaken a landmark treaty rights decision.
Ketanji Brown Jackson
The nation’s highest court is once again entering a season of significant change with major Indian law cases on the docket and a historic nominee nearing confirmation.
Dwayne Tomah
With one long-overdue legislative achievement under their belts, tribal nations from one of the furthest ends of Indian Country are asking Congress to fully recognize their sovereignty.
House Subcommittee for Indigenous Peoples of the United States Legislative Hearing on H.R.4715, H.R.5715, and H.R.6707
The House Subcommittee for Indigenous Peoples of the United States holds a legislative hearing on three bills of interest in Indian Country.
House Subcommittee for Indigenous Peoples of the United States
The House Subcommittee for Indigenous Peoples of the United States holds a legislative hearing on three bills of interest in Indian Country.
Cherokee Nation Flag
Social workers change lives every day. They serve our people – from newborns to elders – when they most need help.
Sunshine Suzanne Sykes
Sunshine Suzanne Sykes, a citizen of the Navajo Nation, is hoping to become the first Native federal judge in the entire state of California.
Indian Child Welfare Act
The fate of the Indian Child Welfare Act is in the hands of the highest court in the land.
Native America Calling NAC
Native political watchers are giving their insights into the major issues likely to make waves in the coming year.
Indian Child Welfare Act
Tribes and their advocates are studying ways to strengthen state laws as the Indian Child Welfare Act remains in limbo in the courts.
Sunshine Suzanne Sykes
Tribal leaders are welcoming the historic nomination of Sunshine Suzanne Sykes, a citizen of the Navajo Nation, to the federal bench.
Sunshine Suzanne Sykes
President Joe Biden continues to make history with his judicial nominations, announcing another Native woman to serve on the federal bench.
March for Lost Children
Determined right-wing forces have piled onto a critical court case in order to overturn the hard-won Indian Child Welfare Act.
March for Lost Children
Native children continue to be overrepresented in state foster care systems, taken from their homes at high rates.
U.S. Supreme Court
The nation’s highest court is running into snags that have plagued other institutions grappling with the ongoing health crisis.
This Land
Long considered by legal experts as the gold standard of adoption law, the Indian Child Welfare Act faces its most significant legal challenge yet.
Native America Calling NAC
Australia is paying out close to $379 million directly to Indigenous peoples who suffered from the government’s forced removal of children from families.
Repatriation of the Rosebud Sioux Tribe Children at Carlisle Indian Industrial School
The sordid history of the U.S. effort to bring Native children into boarding schools is, quite frankly, staggering.
Oklahoma City Indian Clinic
The Senate Committee on Indian Affairs has rescheduled its hearing on Indian health and Native youth legislation.
Oklahoma City Indian Clinic
Federal officials and Indian Country leaders are testifying about Indian health and Native youth legislation.
U.S. Supreme Court
Tribes and their advocates are breathing a sigh of relief after the nation’s highest court protected a key Indian health care law from a Republican attack.
chuckhoskin
As Cherokee people, we have raised our children together since time immemorial. Let’s not stray from this Cherokee way of life.
Native America Calling NAC
A federal appeals court struck down some previsions of the Indian Child Welfare Act while upholding others in a complex and sometimes divided 325-page ruling.
California Tribal Families Coalition
The California Tribal Families Coalition is calling a federal appeals court decision “troubling” but says it won’t immediately impact Indian Child Welfare Act matters in their state.