The Imprint: Tribal Leaders Vow to Protect Their Families from Separation as Indian Child Welfare Law Heads to the Supreme Court

“We will not go back to a time when our children were stolen from our communities without cause.” These were the determined words on Monday of Charles Martin, chairman of the Morongo Band of Mission Indians. Martin joined other tribal leaders and legal professionals at a virtual press conference to express support for the 1978 Indian Child Welfare Act, which faces a challenge next month before the U.S. Supreme Court.

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