Native Law

  • Native Village of Tununak v. State, Dep’t of Health & Social Services In Native Village of Tununak v. State, Dep’t of Health & Social Services, the supreme court held that, while there is a preference for an Alaska Native to adopt an Alaska Native child under the Indian Child Welfare Act (ICWA), the Alaska Native must formally file for adoption of the child for the preference to ...
  • Simmonds v. Parks   In Simmonds v. Parks, Bessie Stearman, members of the Native Village of Minto and the Native Village of Stevens respectively, had their parental rights to ...
  • Healy Lake Village v. Mt. McKinley Bank In Healy Lake Village v. Mt. McKinley Bank The group that believed itself the newly-elected representatives of the Tribe (“the Fifer ...

Native Law

  • Native Village of Tununak v. State, Dep’t of Health & Social Services In Native Village of Tununak v. State, Dep’t of Health & Social Services, the supreme court held that, while there is a preference for an Alaska Native to adopt an Alaska Native child under the Indian Child Welfare Act (ICWA), the Alaska Native must formally file for adoption of the child for the preference to ...
  • Simmonds v. Parks   In Simmonds v. Parks, Bessie Stearman, members of the Native Village of Minto and the Native Village of Stevens respectively, had their parental rights to ...
  • Healy Lake Village v. Mt. McKinley Bank In Healy Lake Village v. Mt. McKinley Bank The group that believed itself the newly-elected representatives of the Tribe (“the Fifer ...