Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 56:25 — 38.7MB) | Embed
The U.S. Supreme Court says it will hear a case from Texas that challenges the Indian Child Welfare Act. ICWA supporters worry about the threat of diluting what has been considered the gold standard of Indian law for more than 40 years. The High Court is also hearing arguments on two other cases that speak to the heart of tribal sovereignty.
Sarah Kastelic, executive director of the National Indian Child Welfare Association
Sara Hill, attorney general of the Cherokee Nation
Matthew Fletcher, law professor at Michigan State University’s College of Law and author of TurtleTalk.blog
Break 1 music: Intertribal (song) Cree Confederation (artist) Pakosiyimitan (album)
Break 2: Eagle Dance REMIX (song) Decontie & Brown (artist) Ancestors (album)