Seminar discusses the origins of the use of blood quantum to define Indian legal identity, its evolution, and its current use by the federal government and tribal governments. Within that larger structure, the talk will include a discussion of the Certificate of Degree of Indian Blood as the primary document defining Indian legal identity, and its lack of statutory or regulatory controls.
Paul Spruhan, Assistant Attorney General of the Litigation and Employment Unit, Navajo Nation Department of Justice
Michael Oeser, Senior Tribal Counsel, Ho-Chunk Nation Department of Justice
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