Legal Question in Native American Law in California

What percectage of blood makes you a native american.

Asked on 10/21/11, 11:12 am

1 Answer from Attorneys

Bryan Whipple Bryan R. R. Whipple, Attorney at Law

The determination is left to the individual tribes. 50% is rather common, but the percentage and the methods of proving it to the tribal council vary considerably. Some tribes are looking for members, others are much more closed. Contact the membership secretary.

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Answered on 10/21/11, 3:49 pm


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