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Baby Veronica To Be Adopted by White Couple

Baby Veronica To Be Adopted by White Couple

by Aura Bogado on July 17 2013, 5:42PM

South Carolina’s Supreme Court rules to take the Cherokee child away from her father.

Topics: Baby Veronica, /NOW

The Court's Bizarre 1 Percent Rule

The Court’s Bizarre 1 Percent Rule

by Aura Bogado on July 2 2013, 8:19AM

What the Supreme Court still doesn’t understand about the relationship between the U.S. government and Native nations.

Topics: Baby Veronica, History

A Hard Blow to Tribal Sovereignty

A Hard Blow to Tribal Sovereignty

by Aura Bogado on June 25 2013, 12:23PM

The high court focused on race—rather than tribal sovereignty—in a landmark adoption case.

Topics: Baby Veronica, /NOW

The Cherokee Nation's Baby Girl Goes on Trial

The Cherokee Nation’s Baby Girl Goes on Trial

by Aura Bogado on April 24 2013, 9:56AM

The Supreme Court’s hearing about the Indian Child Welfare Act last week had everything to do with tribal sovereignty. Here’s why.

Topics: Baby Veronica, History, Politics