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The Indian Child Welfare Act is upheld by the US Supreme Court

Indian Child Welfare Act

Nespelem, Wash., June 27, 2023—The United States Supreme Court issued an opinion on June 15 that upheld the Indian Child Welfare Act (ICWA) as constitutional. ICWA was enacted decades ago to prioritize the placement of Indian children with Indian families in child welfare cases. The law had been challenged by non-Indian adoptive parents, but the […]

The Colville Tribes to collaborate with Inslee on climate change

colville tribes

NESPELEM, Wash., June 4, 2021 — The Governor of Washington State, Jay Inslee, recently called for a leaders’ summit with tribal nations to consult on climate-related issues. The Confederated Tribes of the Colville Reservation is pleased to accept this invitation and commits to work with Governor Inslee on these important issues. The Governor recently signed […]

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