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Ethnohistory (2009) 56 (3): 449–477.
Published: 01 July 2009
... the old theories of blood quantum and cultural essentialism endure. Paradoxically, however, representations of indigenous peoples based in these persistent paradigms, however obsolete, provide important evidence for the persistence of indigenous peoples and communities in places like Cuba. Copyright...
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Ethnohistory (2013) 60 (3): 403–417.
Published: 01 July 2013
... Native Claims Settlement Act, anyone with one-quarter Native blood quantum could participate. Most descendants of Creoles met this requirement and enrolled, angering many Natives who had not identified as Russians. This paper examines the history of the Creoles on Kodiak Island through the eyes...
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Ethnohistory (2016) 63 (4): 764–765.
Published: 01 October 2016
... nations to use blood quantum as the determinant of citizenship and to include this requirement in the new constitutions then being written. Six Minnesota groups decided to create a confederation with its own constitution, which did not specify blood quantum at that time but which in 1963 was amended...
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Ethnohistory (2022) 69 (1): 129–130.
Published: 01 January 2022
... through “aspirational” descent. Much of the book serves as a well-researched and astutely historical critique of settler focus on blood quantum and generational cut-offs as sole indicators of Indigeneity. It traces the ways in which settler concepts of genetics have been used to erase Indigeneity...
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Ethnohistory (2009) 56 (3): 423–447.
Published: 01 July 2009
... rendered one ineligible for the Indians by Blood Roll, where enrollees were listed by blood quantum; the operative measurement for inclusion on this roll was “one-half Indian blood.”15 Scholars have argued that the federal government devised this sys- tem in part to gradually diminish the enrolled...
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Ethnohistory (2003) 50 (3): 549–565.
Published: 01 July 2003
... and the tribal council began researching and defining tribal membership. One of the requirements for membership was Native blood quantum, a concept of American Indian identification introduced with the Allotment Act of The act...
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Ethnohistory (2018) 65 (1): 173–174.
Published: 01 January 2018
... off as they were recognized by state and federal governments as an official tribe. Finally, though many tribal nations default to blood quantum as the litmus test for tribal membership, Adams reveals a number of alternative qualifications that Natives designed. Tribes used a variety of qualifiers...
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Ethnohistory (2022) 69 (3): 351–353.
Published: 01 July 2022
... evidence speaks brilliantly to this concept. She highlights how land trusteeship and blood-quantum reckoning of citizenship devised to facilitate Native assimilation ultimately serve Eastern Band economic and cultural sovereignty by protecting national assets from outsiders and underwriting the cultural...
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Ethnohistory (2004) 51 (4): 799–803.
Published: 01 October 2004
... by blood quantum, intermarried whites, and freedmen. Enrollment in the Cherokee Nation of Oklahoma is still based on being able to trace descent back to these rolls. More popular beliefs about Cherokee blood transcend issues of citi- zenship. Full-blood usually connotes those who appear...
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Ethnohistory (2004) 51 (4): 805–809.
Published: 01 October 2004
... by blood quantum, intermarried whites, and freedmen. Enrollment in the Cherokee Nation of Oklahoma is still based on being able to trace descent back to these rolls. More popular beliefs about Cherokee blood transcend issues of citi- zenship. Full-blood usually connotes those who appear...
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Ethnohistory (2014) 61 (1): 123–147.
Published: 01 January 2014
...). More restrictions came in the form of bureaucracy. The Dawes Com- mission tasked itself not only with allotting lands but with allotting blood quantum to individuals. Doing so tied the degree of “Indian blood” to a level of competency—the higher the quantum of Indian blood, the less com- petent...
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Ethnohistory (2009) 56 (1): 195–198.
Published: 01 January 2009
...” and that these histories are now “significant symbolic boundaries in the construction of Indian eth- nicity” (178). The development of federal blood quantum requirements to establish an individual’s tribal membership also had a significant impact on identity. Reflective of nineteenth-century scientific racism...
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Ethnohistory (2009) 56 (1): 199–200.
Published: 01 January 2009
... their understanding of these events on “adversarial white-versus-Indian terms” and that these histories are now “significant symbolic boundaries in the construction of Indian eth- nicity” (178). The development of federal blood quantum requirements to establish an individual’s tribal membership also had...
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Ethnohistory (2009) 56 (1): 200–201.
Published: 01 January 2009
...). The development of federal blood quantum requirements to establish an individual’s tribal membership also had a significant impact on identity. Reflective of nineteenth-century scientific racism, blood quantum require- ments were used to maintain a social order favoring Anglo-American power...
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Ethnohistory (2009) 56 (1): 202–203.
Published: 01 January 2009
... their understanding of these events on “adversarial white-versus-Indian terms” and that these histories are now “significant symbolic boundaries in the construction of Indian eth- nicity” (178). The development of federal blood quantum requirements to establish an individual’s tribal membership also had...
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Ethnohistory (2009) 56 (1): 204–205.
Published: 01 January 2009
... their understanding of these events on “adversarial white-versus-Indian terms” and that these histories are now “significant symbolic boundaries in the construction of Indian eth- nicity” (178). The development of federal blood quantum requirements to establish an individual’s tribal membership also had...
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Ethnohistory (2009) 56 (1): 205–207.
Published: 01 January 2009
... their understanding of these events on “adversarial white-versus-Indian terms” and that these histories are now “significant symbolic boundaries in the construction of Indian eth- nicity” (178). The development of federal blood quantum requirements to establish an individual’s tribal membership also had...
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Ethnohistory (2009) 56 (1): 207–209.
Published: 01 January 2009
... their understanding of these events on “adversarial white-versus-Indian terms” and that these histories are now “significant symbolic boundaries in the construction of Indian eth- nicity” (178). The development of federal blood quantum requirements to establish an individual’s tribal membership also had...
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Ethnohistory (2009) 56 (1): 209–212.
Published: 01 January 2009
...). The development of federal blood quantum requirements to establish an individual’s tribal membership also had a significant impact on identity. Reflective of nineteenth-century scientific racism, blood quantum require- ments were used to maintain a social order favoring Anglo-American power...
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Ethnohistory (2009) 56 (1): 212–213.
Published: 01 January 2009
...” and that these histories are now “significant symbolic boundaries in the construction of Indian eth- nicity” (178). The development of federal blood quantum requirements to establish an individual’s tribal membership also had a significant impact on identity. Reflective of nineteenth-century scientific racism...