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Winnebago Tribe seeks change to blood quantum requirement


WINNEBAGO, Nebraska | A proposed change to Winnebago tribal enrollment could shift the future makeup of the northeast Nebraska tribe.

The tribe's current blood quantum law, or required minimum of Native American ancestry, calls for enrolled members to be at least one-fourth Indian. However, the rule doesn't specify a minimum amount of Winnebago lineage.


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