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en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Blood_quantum_laws

Blood quantum laws or Indian blood laws are those enacted in the United States and the former ... For decades, individual tribes have established their own requirements for membership. In some .... in 1956 as an ethnic Indian nation by a special act of the US Congress, and accepted at the time that it was without benefits.

www.doi.gov/tribes/trace-ancestry

It is the individual tribes who set tribal enrollment requirements. ... Benefits & Services Provided to American Indians and Alaska Natives - Provides a general ...

www.bia.gov/sites/bia_prod.opengov.ibmcloud.com/files/assets/public/pdf/Guide_to_Tracing_AI_and_AN_Ancestry.pdf

Another may be to establish eligibility for public or private sector services or benefits that ... Generally, tribal revenues are used for the benefit of tribal members.

www.theroot.com/how-do-i-legally-prove-native-american-ancestry-1790877932

Sep 1, 2017 ... How does one legally establish Native American ancestry? ... to health services or education, are often the motivation for tribes to establish strict requirements for membership. .... Elders losing their tribal status and all benefits.

www.slate.com/articles/news_and_politics/explainer/2007/03/cherokee_perks.html

Mar 5, 2007 ... What's so good about being a Native American? ... Like the members of other Native American tribes, Cherokees have access to free health ...

www.narf.org/frequently-asked-questions

When referring to American Indians or Alaska Natives, it is appropriate to use the ... of tribes undergoing the lengthy and tedious process of applying for federal ... Some Indian tribes receive benefits from the federal government in fulfillment of ...

www.benefits.gov/benefits/benefit-details/801

Bureau of Indian Affairs (BIA) Financial Assistance and Social Services ... months , six months, or whenever there is a change in status that can affect eligibility.

www.ihs.gov/aboutihs/eligibility

Eligibility. The Indian Health Service is the health care system for federally recognized ... You may also be able to get care at tribal health programs based on the ...

www.city-data.com/forum/genealogy/1173825-you-native-american-do-you-get.html

Are you one of those who are 1/8 or 1/16 Native American and get benefits from the state and or government? ... My tribe will also dig a water well for members and offers low interest mortgages for those who qualify. It takes ...