Tribal Courts of New York
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What's New?

January 2014
OJP Releases Support for Adam Walsh Implementation Grant Solicitation

USDOJ Department of Justice
Office of Justice Programs
SMART FY 14 Support for Adam Walsh Act Implementation Grant Program Grant

October 2013
Child Safe Summit - Akwesasne

June 2013
Forensic Interviewing of Child and Adolescent Victims Deadline July 26, 2013

DOJ's Office of Legal Education is sponsoring a seminar on Forensic Interviewing of Child and Adolescent Victims on September 23-26, 2013. Lodging and travel expenses will be provided. Nominations to attend the seminar are due July 26, 2013.

Executive Order Establishing the White House Council on Native American Affairs [June 26, 2013]

October 2012
Tribal Court Training - Domestic Violence

August 2012
Current List of ICWA Designated Tribal Agents for Service of Notice

August 2012
Updated NYS Office of Children & Family Services ICWA Compliance Desk Aid

April 10, 2012
Indian Child Welfare Act: What Parents' Attorneys Need to Know

March 2012
OVW Grant Solicitation Announcement

Grants Listing

October 5, 2010
Full faith and credit accorded to tribal court child welfare ruling

Announcement (Sup.Ct. declines to hear appeal in Hogan v Kaltag)  

August 9, 2010
Second Circuit rejects Oneida claims for ancestral land compensation
    Oneida Indian Nation v. County of Oneida

July 29, 2010
US Enacts Tribal Law and Order Act

Summary of comprehensive new law to aid tribal criminal justice
Text of Act

July 26, 2010
Fostering Connections: Tribal Child Welfare

Resource Center website      Specific Resources on Tribal Issues
Webinar held on August 12, 2010:
"Supporting Tribal Child Welfare through a Better Understanding of the Opportunities Under Fostering Connections"    

June 15, 2010
United States BIA Recognizes Shinnecock Tribe

See New York Times Article

April 2, 2010
DOJ Launches Comprehensive Web Site for Tribal Communities

Announcement      New Tribal Justice and Safety Website

January 11, 2010
Obama measures to improve tribal/federal consultation

Obama directive for Exec. Dept. Heads  (74 FR 57881, 11/9/09)
DOJ Press Release: Reforms to Improve Public Safety (1/11/10)
Memorandum for U.S. Attorneys, D.A.G. David Ogden (1/11/10)