Indian Child Welfare Act. Is it Constitutional? Questions from a confused layman. federal government formed – took Indian relations away from colonies/states – treaties and Indian policy became exclusively federal.
Is it Constitutional?
Questions from a confused layman
Intended purpose: identified tribal concerns over the removal of Indian children by non-Indian child welfare practices.
1. Indian child’s extended family
2. Indian run foster home licensed or approved by Indian child’s tribe
3. Non-Indian foster home approved by the tribe
4. Institution for children approved by the tribe or operated by an Indian organization
Is racial and legal quality served when we: widely used criteria for tribal membership?