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Arizona Argues Tribe Rights

In Phoenix, the Indian Child Welfare Act was up for debate in court as to its necessity after being in existence for 37 years. The Bureau of Indian Affairs and child services established this law in order to give preference to the Indian child's family when being placed for adoption. When Congress ruled on this decision several years ago, they agreed that "there was no resource more vital to the continued existence and integrity of Indian tribes than their children." Attorneys argue that violates the child's constitutional rights. Rather than automatically going to an Indian tribe, they want children to go somewhere that is in their best interest first and foremost. There are currently more than 1,300 Native-American children with non-Indian families.

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