ERIC Number: ED231602
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1981
Reference Count: 0
Indian Child Welfare Act of 1978. S.1214 to Establish Standards for the Placement of Indian Children in Foster or Adoptive Homes, to Prevent the Breakup of Indian Families, and for Other Purposes. Hearings before the Subcommittee on Indian Affairs and Public Lands of the Committee on Interior and Insular Affairs. House of Representatives, Ninety-Fifth Congress, Second Session (February 9 and March 9, 1978).
Congress of the U.S., Washington, DC. House Committee on Interior and Insular Affairs.
Testimonies were heard by the Subcommittee on Indian Affairs and Public Lands in reference to the Indian Child Welfare Act of 1978, which establishes standards for the placement of Indian children in foster or adoptive homes to prevent the breakup of Indian families. Representatives from the following organizations testified: Administration for Children, Youth and Families; Department of the Interior; National Tribal Chairmen's Association; National Congress of American Indians; Association of American Indian Affairs; Rosebud Sioux Tribe; Yakima Tribe; Puyallup Tribe of Washington; American Academy of Child Psychiatry; National Conference of Catholic Charities; AL-IND-ESK-A Corporation; Tacoma Urban Indian Center; and Central Maine Indian Association. Other representatives who provided statements were: Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints; Great Lakes Inter-Tribal Council; Boston Indian Council; Minnesota Chippewa Tribe; AH-BE-NO-GEE Center for Urban and Regional Affairs; Native American Family and Children Services; Urban Indian Child Resource Center; and Department of Justice. Additional materials submitted for the hearing record are included in the appendices. (ERB)
Publication Type: Legal/Legislative/Regulatory Materials
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Congress of the U.S., Washington, DC. House Committee on Interior and Insular Affairs.
Identifiers: Congress 95th; Indian Child Welfare Act 1978; Tribal Jurisdiction