Monday, October 18, 2010

Three Affiliated Tribes to Vote on Enrollment Amendment

On Election Day next month, members of the Three Affiliated Tribes will vote on whether to change the requirement for tribal enrollment, as reported by The Minot Daily News on Oct. 10.

Specifically, the amendment that will be voted on would prohibit lineal descendency. Only those with at least one-eighth Hidatsa, Mandan and/or Arikara blood would be allowed enrollment.

The Three Affiliated Tribes, based in North Dakota, have around 12,000 enrolled members, but many of them live off the reservation.

1 comment:

  1. I hope all enrollment files are current regarding proof of blood quantum. If not the tribes have quite a chore ahead of them.