National Child Welfare Association

Press Releases

December 19, 2016 The Heart of ICWA

December 12, 2016 Regulations to protect Native children go into effect

July 19, 2016 DOI Releases Schedule of Trainings on New ICWA Regs

June 23, 2016 Native orgs receive funding for First Kids 1st: Every Native Child is Sacred initiative

June 10, 2016 NICWA Pledges to #DefendICWA

June 9, 2016 NICWA ED Praises BIA for ICWA Regs

June 9, 2016 ICWA Defense Project Praises New ICWA Regs

April 6, 2016 Washburn Wins NICWA's Highest Honor

March 22, 2016 NICWA Supports Safe Transition in ICWA Case

March 20, 2016 NICWA Calls for Informed Response to California ICWA Case

September 22, 2015 Native Children's Policy Agenda Released

April 29, 2015 NICWA Applauds Robust Participations at ICWA Hearings

March 18, 2015 BIA Publishes Proposed ICWA Regulations

February 13, 2015 NICWA Accepts the Gen-I Challenge

January 8, 2015 Kastelic Named New NICWA Executive Director

December 13, 2014 Cross: Legacy of Bias Still Lingers

October 3, 2014 NICWA Decries Harmful Alaska Supreme Court Decision

August 14, 2014 NICWA Applauds US Decision to File Amicus in South Dakota ICWA Case

August 14, 2014 NICWA Testimony to UN Convention Yields Progress and Early Commitments

June 10, 2014 Dr. Sarah Kastelic Wins IS American Express NGen Award

April 2, 2014 Seminole Indian Tribe of Florida Provides Key Sponsorship

March 11, 2014 NICWA Clarifies Child Maltreatment Statistics to Washington Post

February 3, 2014 Native American Leaders Call for DOJ Investigation of ICWA Violations

November 14, 2013 NICWA Voices Support for Alyce Spotted Bear and Walter Soboleff Commission on Native Children Act

September 10, 2013 UN's Anaya Calls on US to Protect Veronica's Rights

August 16, 2013 NICWA Receives $50,000 Grant from Spirit Mountain Community Fund  to Launch “Bring Our Children Safely Home Initiative”

August 16, 2013 NICWA Receives Grant from the Potlatch Fund to Help Launch the Oregon Indian Youth Empowerment Project

August 16, 2013 Grant from San Manuel Will Enhance Emergency Response Efforts

July 22, 2013 NICWA Joins NARF, NCAI to Announce Pursuit of Civil Rights Lawsuit for Baby Veronica

June 26, 2013 Terry Cross's Remarks at National Day of Prayer for Native Children

June 25, 2013 Indian Country Asked to Gather In Support of Brown Family, Native Children

June 25, 2013 NICWA Issues Statement on US Supreme Court Decision

June 11, 2013 NICWA Unveils Winning 2014 Conference Artwork

April 5, 2013 NICWA'S Terry Cross: Misdirected Blame

April 5, 2013 NICWA names Maurice Lyons as 2013 Champion for Native Children

April 4, 2013 National Indian child welfare conference to focus on defending laws, fostering collaboration to protect Native families

March 29, 2013 NICWA'S Terry Cross: In Defense of Dusten Brown

March 29, 2013 Amicus Briefs in Support of Brown Family Include U.S. Solicitor General, 19 States, and Broad Coalition of Supporters

January 4, 2013 NICWA responds to U.S. Supreme Court decision to hear Veronica case

October 20 , 2012 NICWA responds to the Dr. Phil show's coverage of South Carolina Indian Child Welfare Act Case

August 29, 2012 Native Ways Federation announces expansion

July 27, 2012 NICWA responds to South Carolina decision

July 6, 2012 San Manuel Band of Mission Indians funds expansion of NICWA fee for service work

April 25, 2012 NICWA Conference concludes with call to protect and strengthen Indian Child Welfare Act

April 16, 2012 National Indian child welfare conference to focus on protecting Native families

February 13, 2012 Portland-Based Organization, National Indian Child Welfare Association, Receives $1,200,000 Grant for Racial Healing

June 9, 2011 Terry Cross to Receive Robert F. Kennedy Children's Action Corps'
"Embracing the Legacy" Award