... Compliance with ICWA is required in all state voluntary and involuntary child custody
court proceedings involving Indian children, except those arising from marriage
dissolution proceedings or delinquency adjudications. 10 ...
... 11. That although both parties seek termination of the Joint Child Custody Plan, the Court finds
that the best interests of the child would not thereby be served. ... Nevertheless, consideration must
also be given to the positive effect, if any, that a joint custody plan has had on a child. ...
... JURISDICTION. Â¶ 7 For purposes of the ICWA, tribal courts have exclusive jurisdiction over "child
custody proceedings" involving Indian children who are domiciled within the reservation. ... [emphasis
in original.].  "Child custody proceeding" is defined at 25 USC Â§ 1903(1): ...
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