“This Report is the culmination of the Task Force effort thus far, but it is not the end of the effort. This Report is an essential first step, an attempt to examine the issues and frame solutions. As an epicenter of ICWA cases (with more ICWA appeals than any other state), as the home of some of the most divisive and controversial cases involving the ICWA and as a state at the cutting edge of innovation and reform, California has a monumental task ahead in order to fulfill the promises made to Indian tribes, Indian communities and Indian families in 1978.”

Author: CA ICWA Compliance Task Force
Date: 2016