Wondering Why It’s Hard to Meet Tribal Membership Requirements? Here’s Why.

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Why Tribal Membership is Such a Tough Process for Native Americans There are many disenfranchised Native Americans who can’t meet tribal membership requirements.  Tribal membership is an important formal recognition of personal heritage. For many, it’s a matter of identity, community, and acceptance. Likewise, becoming a recognized tribe member opens….

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How much Native American am I?

How Much Native American Am I? | Blood Quantum Calculator & Chart

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Just got your DNA test and want to know more? Or maybe you want to validate the family stories about your heritage? If so, you may be asking, “How much Native American do I have in my blood?” It is no surprise that many of us have a mixture of….

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How Do I Find Out What Tribe I am From? – Native American Pow Wows

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Researching your Native American heritage can be a complex task.  One of the most difficult parts if finding out what tribe your family is from. Today you can use DNA testing to show you have some Native American blood, but determining what tribe that blood is from can take more….

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Should I Hire A Professional Genealogist?

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The world has become an open place that information can be easily gotten by anybody from anywhere at any time. You might even find yourself asking “What do I need a professional genealogist for?” There are many reasons you need to hire a professional genealogist when building your family tree….

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What Percentage of Native American Do You Have To Be To Enroll With a Tribe?

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What percentage of Native American blood do you need to be in a tribe? And how much American Indian blood is required to be considered Native American? Native ancestry is a nuanced topic. Many people with Native American ties often wonder whether they have enough American Indian blood or a….

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Top 5 Tips on Using Ancestry.com to Find Native American Info

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A lot of people have found success using Ancestry.com to find out about their heritage. The website provides the largest arsenal of genealogical data online. By entering in some basic personal information, you can start opening doors to pieces of your family history that you may not have even known….

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What Is the Tribal Enrollment Process?

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When it comes to researching your Native American ancestry, you may come across a lot of information about enrolling in a tribe. The tribal enrollment process, while varied from tribe to tribe, is typically meant to preserve a tribe’s unique culture and traditions. Related Info – What tribe am I….

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How to Use the Dawes Rolls to Trace Your Indian Ancestry – Native American Pow Wows

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As you’ve likely figured out by now, tracing your Indian heritage requires a lot of work. You may end up having to do a lot more work than you had initially anticipated. When tracing your Native American genealogy, there are a lot of resources available to you that you may….

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Top 5 Tools for Tracing Your Family History

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After you’ve gotten started tracing your family heritage, you may find yourself at a standstill. Information from family members can only get you so far; we can’t depend on everyone in our lives to be excellent record-keepers of the past. At some point in your genealogy research, you’ll likely have….

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What You Should Know About DNA Testing for Family History Research

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There are many potential steps involved in researching your genealogy, especially if you’re starting from scratch. Before you do anything else, it’s of course, best to start with your living family members – gather information from your oral history, and search through their old records and photographs. You may be….

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How to Trace your Native American Heritage and Ancestry

How To Trace Your Native American Ancestry – PowWows.com

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Where Do I Come From? Trace Your Native American Ancestors So many of us seek the answer to that question. We turn to ancestry and genealogy websites to try and trace our own history, or perform a Google search of surnames to attempt to find out more about our heritage…..

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Researching Native American Heritage

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Why Research Your Native American Heritage Regardless of whether you are already a Native American enrolled with either a Federal or State Recognized Tribe, this is a wonderful assignment.  There is always new history and information to find out about your Family, Band, Clan, Tribe, and Nation.  Also, never rely….

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