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Native America Calling: Rethinking blood quantum
Tuesday, July 26, 2022

Rethinking blood quantum
The Sealaska Corporation just dropped their blood quantum requirement for shareholder enrollment.

Members of the Minnesota Chippewa Tribe voted to end their requirements in an advisory referendum. Advocates for eliminating the blood quantum hurdle say it’s necessary to ensure future generations of thriving tribal culture.

Guests on Native America Calling
Today on Native America Calling, Shawn Spruce hears from:

Joe Nelson (Tlingit), board chair of Sealaska

Dr. Jill Doerfler (Anishinaabe), professor and department head of American Indian Studies at the University of Minnesota Duluth.

Plus, Levi Rickert (Potawatomi), publisher and editor of “Native News Online” and “Tribal Business News”, remembers the life and work of Tim Giago, who passed away Sunday< July 24, 2022, at the age of 88.

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