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The Great Vanishing Act

Blood Quantum and the Future of the Native Nations

2017 INDIES Finalist
Finalist, Social Sciences (Adult Nonfiction)
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Today, many Native nations wrestle with the legacy of blood quantum and “Indian” identity, as they work to manage tribal enrollment and social services. As bloodlines grow increasingly diluted, within a few generation, recognized tribes might legally disappear. Indigenous authors and artists explore the biological and cultural metaphor of blood quantum, the most critical issue facing Indigenous populations in the twenty-first century.