Federal Court Issues ICWA Orders (Now With Teeth)

34 Federal District Court Judge Viken issued new orders on December 15th in the Oglala Sioux Tribe v. Fleming case (previously Oglala Sioux Tribe v. Van Hunnick).  The Court already found in favor of the Plaintiffs over a four years ago, but had not issued orders with any real teeth until now.  As such, the…