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Descent and Genealogy: The Changing Landscape of Tribal Membership Governance in the United States

Kirsty Gover

in Tribal Constitutionalism: States, Tribes, and the Governance of Membership

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780199587094
eISBN:
9780191595363
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199587094.003.0004
Subject:
Law, Constitutional and Administrative Law

In the United States, the modern period of tribal constitutionalism began in the 1930s. This chapter illustrates the ways in which tribes have altered their membership governance to maintain and ... More


Blood

Jean Dennison

in Colonial Entanglement: Constituting a Twenty-First-Century Osage Nation

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807835807
eISBN:
9781469601557
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807837443_dennison.7
Subject:
Society and Culture, Native American Studies

This chapter examines how blood as a racially charged metaphor has changed and been changed by various Osage understandings of relation over time. It traces the concept of blood, its roots in the ... More


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