In a father's appeal from a judgment entered pursuant to Welfare and Institutions Code section 366.36, selecting tribal customary adoption (TCA) as the permanent plan for his children, the juvenile court's order is affirmed over meritless claims that: 1) the court erred in affording the TCA order full faith and credit because the Indian tribe at issue did not have subject matter jurisdiction; and 2) father was denied procedural due process.

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