2022 Winter NICWA News

2022 Winter NICWA News

Read the latest edition of our quarterly newsletter, NICWA News. To read the Winter issue alongside past publications on Issuu, click the bottom hand corner icon to read in full screen.

US Supreme Court Will Hear Challenge to ICWA

US Supreme Court Will Hear Challenge to ICWA

(Portland, Ore., February 28, 2022)—Today, the U.S. Supreme Court announced that it will hear a challenge to the Indian Child Welfare Act (ICWA), a 44-year-old law which has long been considered the gold standard in child welfare policy. The far-reaching consequences of this case will be felt for generations

Department of Interior Releases Federal Indian Boarding School Initiative Investigative Report

2022 Policy Priorities

Each year the National Indian Child Welfare Association (NICWA) identifies policy priorities that will guide our efforts and focus our resources during the calendar year. These annual priorities are developed through input from our board, staff, and tribal...

Department of Interior Releases Federal Indian Boarding School Initiative Investigative Report

Indian Country Leading the Way in Redesigning Child Welfare

Over the past year, NICWA provided a forum for tribes and Indian Country advocates through national and regional listening sessions focused on redesigning child welfare services in the United States. These sessions inform our work regarding what policies, tools, and resources are needed, and they steer our advocacy to ensure that broader, national child welfare redesign efforts are inclusive of American Indian and Alaska Native perspectives and solutions.

US Supreme Court Will Hear Challenge to ICWA

NICWA Applauds Truth and Healing Commission Legislation

Media Contactmedia@nicwa.org(Portland, Ore., September 30, 2021)—The National Indian Child Welfare Association (NICWA) applauds Senator Elizabeth Warren and Representative Sharice Davids for introducing the Truth and Healing Commission on Indian Boarding School...

2022 Winter NICWA News

NICWA News Summer Fall 2021

Read the newest edition of our quarterly newsletter, NICWA News.Click here to read the Spring issue alongside past NICWA News issues on Issuu. Click the bottom hand corner icon to read in full screen. For print requests or additional copies, contact us...