Tel: 303-364-7700 | Fax: 303-364-7800, 444 North Capitol Street, N.W., Suite 515 Every person who has even a hint of Piscataway heritage should be enrolled.” KP: “Really? Myth of a monthly check, see page 2 of

Marie Tribe of Chippewa Indians of Michigan, Lower Sioux Indian Community in the State of Minnesota, Minnesota Chippewa Tribe (Six component reservations: Bois Forte Band (Nett Lake);Fond du Lac Band; Grand Portage Band; Leech Lake Band; Mille Lacs Ban; White Earth Band), Prairie Island Indian Community in the State of Minnesota, Shakopee Mdewakanton Sioux Community of Minnesota, Assiniboine and Sioux Tribes of the Fort Peck Indian Reservation, Blackfeet Tribe of the Blackfeet Indian Reservation of Montana, Chippewa-Cree Indians of the Rocky Boy's Reservation, Confederated Salish and Kootenai Tribes of the Flathead Reservation, Fort Belknap Indian Community of the Fort Belknap Reservation of Montana, Northern Cheyenne Tribe of the Northern Cheyenne Indian Reservation, Confederated Tribes of the Goshute Reservation (Nevada and Utah), Duckwater Shoshone Tribe of the Duckwater Reservation, Fort McDermitt Paiute and Shoshone Tribes of the Fort McDermitt Indian Reservation (Nevada and Oregon), Las Vegas Tribe of Paiute Indians of the Las Vegas Indian Colony, Lovelock Paiute Tribe of the Lovelock Indian Colony, Moapa Band of Paiute Indians of the Moapa River Indian Reservation, Paiute-Shoshone Tribe of the Fallon Reservation and Colony, Pyramid Lake Paiute Tribe of the Pyramid Lake Reservation, Shoshone-Paiute Tribes of the Duck Valley Reservation, Te-Moak Tribe of Western Shoshone Indians of Nevada (Four constituent bands: Battle Mountain Band; Elko Band; South Fork Band; Wells Band), Walker River Paiute Tribe of the Walker River Reservation, Washoe Tribe (Nevada and California) (Carson Colony, Dresslerville Colony, Woodfords Community, Stewart Community and Washoe Ranches), Yerington Paiute Tribe of the Yerington Colony & Campbell Ranch, Yomba Shoshone Tribe of the Yomba Reservation, Mescalero Apache Tribe of the Mescalero Reservation, Ohkay Owingeh (formerly the Pueblo of San Juan), Saint Regis Mohawk Tribe (formerly the St. Regis Band of Mohawk Indians of New York), Standing Rock Sioux Tribe (North Dakota and South Dakota), Three Affiliated Tribes of the Fort Berthold Reservation, Turtle Mountain Band of Chippewa Indians of North Dakota, United Keetoowah Band of Cherokee Indians in Oklahoma, Wichita and Affiliated Tribes (Wichita, Keechi, Waco and Tawakonie), Confederated Tribes of the Coos, Lower Umpqua and Siuslaw Indians of Oregon, Confederated Tribes of the Grand Ronde Community of Oregon, Confederated Tribes of the Siletz Reservation, Confederated Tribes of the Umatilla Indian Reservation, Confederated Tribes of the Warm Springs Reservation of Oregon, Cow Creek Band of Umpqua Tribe of Indians, Catawba Indian Nation (Catawba Tribe of South Carolina), Cheyenne River Sioux Tribe of the Cheyenne River Reservation, Crow Creek Sioux Tribe of the Crow Creek Reservation, Flandreau Santee Sioux Tribe of South Dakota, Lower Brule Sioux Tribe of the Lower Brule Reservation, Rosebud Sioux Tribe of the Rosebud Indian Reservation, Sisseton-Wahpeton Oyate of the Lake Traverse Reservation, Paiute Indian Tribe of Utah  (Cedar Band of Paiutes, Kanosh Band of Paiutes,Koosharem Band of Paiutes, Indian Peaks Band of Paiutes, and Shivwits Band of Paiutes), Skull Valley Band of Goshute Indians of Utah, Ute Indian Tribe of the Uintah and Ouray Reservation, Ute Mountain Ute Tribe (Colorado, New Mexico and Utah), Chickahominy Indian Tribe-Eastern Division, Confederated Tribes of the Chehalis Reservation, Confederated Tribes of the Colville Reservation, Confederated Tribes and Bands of the Yakama Nation, Kalispel Indian Community of the Kalispel Reservation, Makah Indian Tribe of the Makah Indian Reservation, Puyallup Tribe of the Puyallup Reservation, Quileute Tribe of the Quileute Reservation, Shoalwater Bay IndianTribe of the Shoalwater Bay Indian Reservation, Squaxin Island Tribe of the Squaxin Island Reservation, Stillaguamish Tribe of Indians of Washington, Suquamish Indian Tribe of the Port Madison Reservation, Bad River Band of the Lake Superior Tribe of Chippewa Indians of the Bad River Reservation, Lac Courte Oreilles Band of Lake Superior Chippewa Indians of Wisconsin, Lac du Flambeau Band of Lake Superior Chippewa Indians of the Lac du Flambeau Reservation of Wisconsin, Red Cliff Band of Lake Superior Chippewa Indians of Wisconsin, Arapaho Tribe of the Wind River Reservation, Shoshone Tribe of the Wind River Reservation, Ma-Chis Lower Creek Indian Tribe of Alabama, Biloxi-Chitimacha Confederation of Muskogee, Four Winds Tribe Louisiana Cherokee Confederacy, Edisto Natchez Kusso Tribe of South Carolina, Pee Dee Indian Nation of Upper South Carolina, Nulhegan Band of the Coosuk Abenaki Nation, Federalism and the State Recognition of Native American Tribes:  A Survey of State-Recognized Tribes and State Recognition Processes Across the United States; Santa Clara Law Review, Volume 48 (2007); by Alexa Koenig and Jonathan Stein. Coun., 1636-67, Md. Many are available online in full-text while others are available by request from the library. What Percentage Indian Do You Have to Be in Order to Be a Member of a Tribe or Nation, Bureau of Indian Affairs (BIA) Financial Assistance and Social Services, Guide to Tracing Your American Indian Ancestry, Formal Opinion No. Their land was then reduced to 2,100 acres and finally 400 acres, including 385 mostly rocky ledge-and-hilltop acres in Kent. State-recognized Indian tribes are not federally recognized; however, federally recognized tribes may also be state-recognized. Tribal constitutions determine the criteria for an individual's tribal enrollment, for more information regarding the process of tribal membership and enrollment, please visit the federal Department of Interior website. Most tribes have blood quantum and/or lineage requirements. It illustrated the pressure from the aforementioned folks at the top of this column, plus then-U.S. Reps. Chris Shays, Nancy Johnson and Rob Simmons, Republicans since voted out of office from the state’s Fourth, Fifth and Second Districts, where the two casinos are located.

State tribal recognition for the states below specifically refers to states that have created a formal process for recognition. Carter Oosterhouse, an HGTV producer who has been filming the tribe’s various trials and tribulations, told me recently  the whole saga may go on for another five or six years. Alabama | Alaska | Arizona | California | Colorado | Connecticut | Florida | Idaho | Indiana | Iowa | Kansas | Louisiana | Maine | Massachusetts | Michigan | Minnesota | Mississippi | Montana | Nebraska | Nevada | New Mexico | New York | North Carolina | North Dakota | Oklahoma | Oregon | Rhode Island | South Carolina | South Dakota | Texas | Utah | Virginia | Washington | Wisconsin | Wyoming. A legal practitioner's guide to Indian and tribal law research. It will also allow members of the tribe who submitted applications several years ago to finally know their enrollment status and apply for a tribal ID card.