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DNA Testing for Native Ancestry
DNA testing for Native ancestry. genetic markers cannot perfectly predict whether someone is Native and they certainly cannot test or predict a specific tribe.
What is an Indian? Blood Quantum
Being an Indian can be defined by the amount of Indian blood one has in their background. It varies among tribes and for the federal government it is one-fourth Indian blood qualifies them as an Indian.
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