A 10 page discussion of the governmental role and interest
in the classification of "Native American". Explains the governmental
restrictions as to who can classify themselves as Native American, the
necessity of being on a tribal roll, and the inadequacies and
injustices of that approach. Includes information about
self-identification of race and ethnicity for the purpose of the U.S.
Census and suggests that DNA typing would be a more acceptable means
of qualifying for tribal rolls than would the methodologies which are
in use today. Bibliography lists 10 sources.
Name of Research Paper File: AM2_PPnaDNA.wps
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