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October 2008Vol. 9, No. 8Guidance on ICWA Now Available Online

An online edition of A Practical Guide to the Indian Child Welfare Act (ICWA) is now available from the Native American Rights Fund (NARF). The guide is designed to answer questions from people with all levels of familiarity with the law and to provide comprehensive information on ICWA. Organized into topical areas, including the role of Tribal courts, Tribal-State agreements, foster care placement and removal, and the active efforts requirements, each section of the guide provides an overview of applicable Federal laws, answers to frequently asked questions, and summaries of court opinions.

The guide is available on the NARF website.