In accordance with the Indian Child Welfare Act (ICWA), the Gwichyaa Zhee Gwich’in Tribal Government Tribal Court oversees child custody issues (including State intervention), appeals & petitions. The Court is comprised of five (5) elected judges and a clerk.
ICWA personnel also provide case management for children in Tribal custody as well as overseeing Tribal foster homes and Tribal adoptions.
ICWA Social Worker – Vacant
Tribal Court Clerk – Sandra Shepherd
Seat A: Tribal Court Judge – Arlene Peter Term 2020 – 2023
Seat B: Tribal Court Judge – Vacant Term 2020 – 2022
Seat C: Tribal Court Judge – Andrea Peter Term 2020 – 2022
Seat D: Tribal Court Judge – Janis Carroll Term 2020 – 2022
Phone: 907.662.3625 or 907.662.5105