Wabanaki Seek Healing and Justice in 'Dawnland'
A new documentary follows the Maine Wabanaki-State Child Welfare Truth and Reconciliation Commission as it explores the legacy of forced child relocation policies.
Judge Rules Indian Child Welfare Act Unconstitutional
When the law was passed in 1978, about a third of Native children were being forced into foster care and adoption.
Baby Veronica's Father Turns Himself in After Refusing to Hand Her Over
Dusten Brown had a warrant out for his arrest after he failed to show up for a court-ordered hearing to deliver Baby Veronica to the couple that wants to adopt her.
Baby Veronica To Be Adopted by White Couple
South Carolina’s Supreme Court rules to take the Cherokee child away from her father.
A Hard Blow to Tribal Sovereignty
The high court focused on race–rather than tribal sovereignty–in a landmark adoption case.
The Cherokee Nation's Baby Girl Goes on Trial
The Supreme Court’s hearing about the Indian Child Welfare Act last week had everything to do with tribal sovereignty. Here’s why.