In an action by a mother challenging the juvenile court's termination of her parental rights to her children, alleging violations of the Indian Child Welfare Act (ICWA), 25 U.S.C. section 1901 et seq., and Welfare and Institutions Code section 224 et seq., the termination order is affirmed where the juvenile court correctly ruled that the Indian tribe has the sole authority to determine its own membership and the court must defer to the membership decisions of an Indian tribe.

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May 04, 2020
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Apr 03, 2020
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Mar 16, 2020
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Feb 20, 2020
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