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When A Practical Guide to the Indian Child Welfare Act is revised, information about the update will be provided here. Please visit the Scope of the Guide to read about the research currency. Website was last updated in September 2011 and the print version in September 2007.

Page # or Web page Revision Date Purpose of Revision/Addition

April 2009

September 2011

New 2009 List of Indian Child Welfare Act Designates, Bureau of Indian Affairs

Changed link to more static resource at BIA.

Legislative history January 2008 a) Renumbering
b) Reports & hearings since passage of ICWA added
New report: Time for Reform: A Matter of Justice for American Indian and Alaskan Native Children Linked here April 2008 Recently published by the National Indian Child Welfare Association (NICWA) and The Pew Charitable Trusts
New cases added to FAQ, A-Z case index, and state indexes February 2008

April 2008

November 2008

October 2010

September 2011

Added new cases found since the last update.
State Court Rules and Statutes

October 2010

September 2011

Added new court rules found since last udpate.
Tribal Code Provisions October 2010 Added new content for related to child welfare for the first time. This information is not in the print publication.
News / Update Feature on home page October 2010 Provide general udates on ICWA law, news and resources on a regular basis.

State resources pages September 2011 Checked links and updated state resources.