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Today’s decision is a massive victory for Native children, Native families, and the future of Native peoples. The Court’s decision affirmed that the Indian Child Welfare Act (ICWA) is constitutional, puts the best interests of Native kids first, and is grounded in tribal sovereignty. This ruling respects the work that Tribal Nations have done for millennia to ensure Native kids stay connected to their families, communities, and cultures whenever possible.
The National Indian Child Welfare Association (NICWA) recognizes April as National Child Abuse Prevention Month.
MEDIA ADVISORY: Seminole Tribe of Florida and Shingle Springs Band of Miwok Indians Provide Host Sponsorships of NICWA Conference
The National Indian Child Welfare Association (NICWA) received two $25,000 host sponsorships from the Seminole Tribe of Florida and Shingle Springs Band of Miwok Indians for this year’s 41st Annual Protecting Our Children Conference, to be held in Reno, Nevada, with over 1,500 attendees expected.
Media Contactmedia@nicwa.orgThe Protect ICWA Campaign released the following statement after oral argument today in the Haaland v. Brackeen U.S. Supreme Court case: The Protect ICWA Campaign applauds the defendants’ arguments in support of the Indian Child Welfare Act...
This week, we are seeing the true breadth of those who champion the Indian Child Welfare Act (ICWA). In an outpouring of support, 497 Tribal Nations, 62 Native organizations, 20 states and DC, 87 congresspeople, and 27 child welfare and adoption organizations, and many others signed on to 21 briefs submitted to the U.S. Supreme Court in favor of upholding ICWA.
Media Contactmedia@nicwa.org(Portland, Ore., April 1, 2022)—The National Indian Child Welfare Association (NICWA) received a $25,000 host sponsorship from the Seminole Tribe of Florida for this year’s 40th Annual Protecting Our Children Conference, to be held...