Tribal Court

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 – April Carroll

  • Seat A: Tribal Court JudgeArlene Peter                           Term 2021 – 2024
  • Seat B: Tribal Court JudgeTamara Henry                       Term 2022 – 2024
  • Seat C: Tribal Court Judge – Andrea Peter                          Term 2021 – 2024
  • Seat D: Tribal Court Judge – Janis Carroll                          Term 2022 – 2024
  • Seat E: Tribal Court Judge – Pieradora Tremblay Term 2022-2024

Phone: 907.662.3625

After Hours On Call Cell # 907.662.5105

State of Alaska, Office of Children’s Services
ICWA related links from the State of Alaska OCS