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Contempt case dropped against Cherokee Nation father (01/17)
Contempt charges were dropped against a Cherokee Nation father who was at the center of a high-profile Indian Child Welfare Act case that went all the way to the U.S. Supreme Court.

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South Carolina tribes observe Native American Awareness Day (11/19)
Tribal leaders and members in South Carolina celebrated Native American Awareness Day on Monday.

Filed Under: Opinion
Cedric Sunray: Judge tears Cherokee child from her father (11/12)
Cedric Sunray discusses the aftermath of the U.S. Supreme Court in Adoptive Couple v. Baby Girl, an Indian Child Welfare Act case.

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Cherokee Nation to fight request for $1M in fees in ICWA case (11/08)
The Cherokee Nation of Oklahoma will fight a request for $1 million in fees in an Indian Child Welfare Act case that went all the way to the U.S. Supreme Court.

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Attorneys seek $1M from Cherokee father and Cherokee Nation (11/06)
The attorneys for a non-Indian couple that adopted a Cherokee girl are seeking $1 million in fees from the biological father and the Cherokee Nation.

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Opinion: Demand investigation of adoption of Indian children (10/14)
Dot Scott, the president of the Charleston branch of the NAACP, calls for an investigation into the adoption of two Indian children by non-Indian couples in South Carolina.

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Cherokee Nation father to drop appeals in bitter adoption fight (10/10)
Cherokee Nation father Dusten Brown is dropping appeals in a bitter adoption and custody dispute that went all the way to the U.S. Supreme Court.

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Cherokee Nation father won't be extradited in custody case (10/03)
Cherokee Nation father Dusten Brown won't be extradited to South Carolina but could still face a criminal charge there as part of a custody dispute over his daughter.

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Cherokee Nation and father face fines in South Carolina court (09/26)
The Cherokee Nation and Dusten Brown, a tribal citizen who lost custody of his daughter this week, could be fined in the South Carolina court system.

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Oklahoma governor doesn't want Cherokee father extradited (09/25)
Oklahoma Gov. Mary Fallin (R) said she doesn't want Cherokee Nation citizen Dusten Brown extradited to South Carolina now that his daughter is in the custody of a non-Indian couple there.

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Cherokee Nation father hands daughter to non-Indian couple (09/24)
A Cherokee Nation man whose Indian Child Welfare Act case went all the way to the U.S. Supreme Court lost custody of his daughter to a non-Indian couple on Monday.

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Court holds second day of hearings in Cherokee custody case (09/18)
An appeals court in Oklahoma heard a second day of arguments in a custody dispute involving a Cherokee Nation girl.

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Oklahoma court hears custody dispute involving Cherokee girl (09/16)
An appeals court in Oklahoma heard arguments today in a custody dispute involving a Cherokee Nation girl.

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Attorney claims Absentee Shawnee Tribe was told of adoption (09/16)
The Absentee Shawnee Tribe of Oklahoma knew about an adoption involving an Indian girl who has been taken to South Carolina, an attorney for the non-Indian couple said.

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Absentee Shawnee Tribe seeks return of girl in South Carolina (09/13)
The Absentee Shawnee Tribe will be asking the South Carolina courts to recognize an Oklahoma court order in an Indian Child Welfare Act dispute.

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Scott Starr: Conservative politics affect Cherokee ICWA case (09/12)
Scott Starr, a student at the University of Oklahoma, discusses the politics of the Indian Child Welfare Act dispute involving Cherokee Nation citizen Dusten Brown.

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Oklahoma court backs Absentee Shawnee Tribe in ICWA case (09/12)
A judge in Oklahoma has ordered the return of an Indian child whose adoption was handled by the same attorneys in the controversial Baby Veronica case.

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UN official urges consideration of culture in adoption dispute (09/11)
James Anaya, the United Nations special rapporteur on indigenous rights, is weighing in on an adoption dispute involving a young member of the Cherokee Nation of Oklahoma.

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Cherokee Nation father files second appeal in adoption dispute (09/09)
Cherokee Nation citizen Dusten Brown filed a second appeal with the Oklahoma Supreme Court after he was again ordered to turn his daughter over to a non-Indian couple.

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Cherokee Nation father out on bail pending extradition hearing (09/06)
Cherokee Nation citizen Dusten Brown turned himself into authorities in Oklahoma on Thursday.

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