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Title Facing the future : the Indian Child Welfare Act at 30 / edited by Matthew L.M. Fletcher, Wenona T. Singel, and Kathryn E. Fort
Published East Lansing : Michigan State University Press, [2009]
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Description 1 online resource (318 pages)
Series American Indian studies series
American Indian studies series (East Lansing, Mich.)
Contents Introduction : Indian experience and Randall Kennedy's mythology / Matthew L. Fletcher and Wenona T. Singel -- Working on the front lines : the role of social work in response to the Indian Child Welfare Act of 1978 / Suzanne L. Cross, Angelique G. Day, and Emily C. Proctor / The Indian Child Welfare Act of 1978 and its impact on tribal sovereignty and governance / Terry L. Cross and Robert J. Miller -- ICWA and the commerce clause / Matthew L.M. Fletcher -- Reparations, self-determination, and the seventh generation / Lorie M. Graham -- A practitioner's view from thirty years on the cutting edge of the indian child welfare act / Mary Jo B. Hunter -- Differing concepts of "permanency" : the adoption and safe families act and the Indian Child Welfare Act / B.J. Jones -- The disconcerting vicissitudes of state judicial power : determining if good cause exists to deny transfer in ICWA cases / Allie Greenleaf Maldonado -- Keeping it in the family : the legal and social evolution of ICWA in state and tribal jurisprudence / Lorinda Mall -- Holding back the tide : the existing indian family doctrine and its continued denial of the right to culture for indigenous children / Aliza G. Organick / A decade of lessons learned : advocacy, education, and practice / LeAnne E. Silvey -- Where have all the children gone? When will they ever learn? / Maylinn Smith -- In defense of ICWA : the constitution, public policy and pragmatism / Carol L. Tebben
Summary The U.S. Congress is charged with responsibility for the protection and preservation of American Indian tribes, including Indian children. In 1978, Congress enacted the Indian Child Welfare Act (ICWA), with the intent to ""protect the best interests of Indian children and to promote the stability and security of Indian tribes and families."" ICWA sets federal requirements that apply to state child custody proceedings involving an Indian child who is a member of or eligible for membership in a federally recognized tribe. ICWA also sets out federal requirements regarding removal of Indian child
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references
Notes Print version record
Subject United States. Indian Child Welfare Act of 1978.
Indian Child Welfare Act of 1978 (United States)
Indian children -- Legal status, laws, etc. -- United States.
Indian children -- Legal status, laws, etc.
United States.
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Form Electronic book
Author Fletcher, Matthew L. M.
Fort, Kathryn E.
Singel, Wenona T.
ISBN 1609174208