Voice of America: Federal Judges Reconsider Indian Child Welfare Law

Cherokee Nation Principal Chief Chuck Hoskin, Jr., Morongo Band of Mission Indians Chairman Robert Martin, Oneida Nation Chairman Tehassi Hill and Quinault Indian Nation President Fawn Sharp, co-defendants in Brackeen vs. Bernhardt, issued the following statement at the close of Wednesday’s hearing:

“The legal challenges against the law only further harm Native American children, families and communities. We are confident the court will once again reject this misguided effort and rule on the side of protecting families and children for years to come.”   

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