One of the most complete surviving collections of Civil War artifacts belonging to an individual Mississippi soldier is the T. Otis Baker Collection at the Mississippi Department of Archives and History. Citizens of new EU member states can however travel without visas throughout Europe, and their non-EU family members can travel freely with them. Although this decision is limited in application, it serves as a roadmap for other ICWA litigation intending to overturn ICWA and we should expect future litigation seeking to undermine tribal sovereignty and federal Indian law writ large.
I’m married with a French National and used to travel to EU (Belgium, France and so on)with a Shengen Visa, yesterday we went to apply for a Belgium Visa which should be quick as the usual and we have been told that I don;t need a Visa to go to any EU country if I’m traveling with my wife.
She is married to me a UK citizen and my name is on the visa as per European regulations. This targeted and well-financed attack on ICWA only reminds tribes of the long and tortured history we have endured in the United States,” Robert Smith, chairman of the California Tribal Families Coalition and the Pala Band of Mission Indians.
Mr Gray, the Council employee employed as Assistant Manager of Engineering, gave evidence that the scale of the task of identifying and removing trees at risk of falling, was well beyond the resources of a small council like Dungog and that even if a slow rate there wouldn’t have been the staffing resources or experience to do that sort of task”.
With the support and guidance of a longstanding coalition of anti-ICWA activists, the plantiffs in Brackeen want to remove ICWA’s provisionsÂ that protect against removing Native children from their parents and culture, leaving unfettered access to Native children.