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Wednesday, May 20, 2015

Proposed ICWA guidelines, Tribal Nations respond

Tribal Nation Comments on the Proposed ICWA Guidelines

We will update as more roll in–as currently available from or sent directly to us at fort [at] law [dot] msu [dot] edu

Cherokee Nation of Oklahoma
Cherokee Nation Principal Chief Proclamation
Cherokee Nation Tribal Council Resolution
Letter from AAG, Chrissi Ross Nimmo
Letter from ICW ED, Nikki Baker Limore
Prairie Band Potawatomi Nation
Grand Traverse Band of Ottawa and Chippewa Indians
Swinomish Indian Tribal Community
Habematolel Pomo of Upper Lake
Mashantucket Pequot Tribal Nation
Pueblo of Pojoaque Tribal Court
Oklahoma Indian Child Welfare Association

Kate Fort at Turtle Talk is a leader in reporting on ICWA. Please follow the Turtle Talk blog here.

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