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Indian Child Welfare Act

ICWA and VAWA: Preserving Tribal Sovereignty to Protect our Women and Children

Both the Indian Child Welfare Act and the Violence Against Women Act tribal jurisdiction provision (section 904) recognize the inherent sovereignty of Indian Nations to protect their women and children.  However, both are under attack.  This webinar will take a close look at the non-Indian attacks on ICWA and VAWA, how they intersect, and what lessons we can learn from defending these attacks to ensure that our own communities best utilize these important laws to protect our women and children.

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