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Indianz.Com > Bill removes blood quantum requirement for citizens of Five Civilized Tribes: “Introducing this amendment to the Stigler Act will allow for past precedent to be current with the realities of Native-owned, restricted land,” Rep. Tom Cole (R-Oklahoma), who is a Chickasaw citizen, said in a press release.

“Many of Oklahoma’s citizens have passed out of � blood lineage, but remain vested to their Native American heritage,” Cole said. “Removing the � blood degree prerequisite and expanding its range to any degree will help preserve the rights and legacy of Native American tribes and their inheritance.”

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