TITLE

The Indian Child Welfare Act

AUTHOR(S)
Newton, Joanne Willis
PUB. DATE
October 2005
SOURCE
News from Native California;Fall2005, Vol. 19 Issue 1, p18
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
This article provides information on the Indian Child Welfare Act enacted in 1978. The law sets out minimum standards state courts must follow in certain child custody proceedings involving Indian children. This law applies in cases where Indian children are being taken away from their parents or Indian custodians, and is designed to keep Indian children connected to their families and tribes.
ACCESSION #
18872788

 

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