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Supreme Court to hear challenge to Indian Child Welfare Act — and a lot is at stake

Nov 7, 2022
The Indian Child Welfare Act sought to address a history of cultural dispossession. Now, it's being threatened by a Supreme Court case.
Clarisse Harris, a foster parent to Native children, was raised before the passage of the Indian Child Welfare Act. Now, the ICWA — which helped facilitate those placements — is in legal peril. 
Photo illustration: Dylan Miettinen/Marketplace. Photos: Getty Images, Clarisse Harris