Narragansett Tribe opens rolls after ousting family

The Narragansett Tribe of Rhode Island has reopened its rolls for the first time in more than a decade.

The tribe is trying to enroll children of tribal members who were inadvertently left off the rolls. Membership is traced to an 1880 roll.

The decision comes after the tribe removed a large family from the rolls. Former council member Yvette Champlain was one of the more than 100 people who were unable to prove their ancestry, tribal officials said.

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Narragansetts open rolls for first time since '93 (The Providence Journal 6/15)

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