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Kirsten Matoy Carlson

Kirsten Matoy Carlson

Kirsten Matoy Carlson is a professor of law and adjunct professor of political science at Wayne State University in Michigan.

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Native childrenā€™s protection against adoption by non-Natives is before the SupremeĀ Court

By: - November 9, 2022

The Supreme Court is about to hear arguments about the constitutionality of a 1978 law enacted to protect Native American children in the U.S. and strengthen their families. That law, the Indian Child Welfare Act, was originally passed by Congress in response to requests from tribal leaders and other advocates for Native Americans to stop […]