The U.S. Supreme Court upheld the constitutionality of the Indian Child Welfare Act (ICWA) in a 7-2 vote, June 15, 2023. Citizen Potawatomi Nation staff recently weighed in on the decision and how it affects the Tribe.
This episode explores the Brackeen v. Haaland U.S. Supreme Court case as well as the Indian Child Welfare Act of 1978.
FireLodge Children & Family Services takes action to ensure Potawatomi children maintain connections with their families, tribe and communities while reducing the trauma they face in the child welfare system.
Citizen Potawatomi Nation joined a Native American Rights Fund amicus brief in support of the Indian Child Welfare Act.