ICTMN Staff
12/21/11
Read Matthew L.M. Fletcher's response to Treuer's opinion piece at Turtle Talk ...
Cedric Sunray

A few weeks ago, I read the following paragraph in an NPR article about the Cherokee Freedmen:

"This is not a club; you can't just claim to be Cherokee and show up and be included," says Cara Cowan Watts, a vocal member of the Cherokees' tribal council....

10/14/11
Ruth Hopkins

What does it mean to be an American Indian? For some, the answer is simple: one is American Indian if they possess a specific degree of Indian blood. This standard definition originates in the federal government’s enactment of blood quantum law....

8/31/11
ICTMN Staff
8/13/11
BBC News writer Paul Adams delves into the complicated story of blood quantum, which he says was first introduced in colonial Virginia in the 18th century...
Sonny Skyhawk
1/17/12
Tribal Nations are the only recognized arbiter of belonging to or being a member of a tribe...

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