280: Subsection 1911(b) tribal transfer jurisdiction over ICWA
custody cases was expressly approved by Congress in enacting ICWA
Part III of this Comment describes how ICWA
provisions interact with various federal and state statutes that apply to child welfare proceedings involving Alaska Native or Indian children and how these provisions affect Family Group Conferencing.
While this Article focuses largely on the traditions and values of the Inupiat, the nature of the problems associated with the ICWA
and its implementation is similar in relation to other Alaska Native tribes.
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Most remarkably, the Bureau of Indian Affairs (BLA) and several state courts have declared that the ICWA
overrides the "best interests of the child" test that applies to cases involving children of other races.
The couple would like to a adopt a 2-year-old Native American boy that they have fostered for over a year, but the ICWA
is requiring that he live with an "unknown Indian family from New Mexico," according to the lawsuit.
West Coast South America Series, 19/4, Washington, ICWA
is a federal law governing adoption and foster care of American Indian and Native Alaskan Children.
Facilities to conduct exams such as ICWA
and ICAI are also provided by the school, which and helps young aspirants in Muscat.
255) Because the ICWA
applied by virtue of Baby Girl's "Indian" status--a status the Court has traditionally treated as political, rather than racial--even plenary consideration of Adoptive Couple would not (unlike the cases that had come before) require the Court to directly take up the conflict with its affirmative action precedents that it had long sought to avoid.
Baby Girl, the South Carolina Supreme Court had read the ICWA
to deny an adoption that would have otherwise have been valid under state law on the basis of an objection by the Native American biological father, who had had no previous role in the child's life.
In her dissent, which was joined by Justices Ginsberg and Kagan, Justice Sonia Sotomayor argued that the majority opinion, steeped in an obvious disagreement with the ICWA
, extends to all Indian parents who have not had continued physical custody of their biological children.