GBC Talks: "Defining Native Americans: The Blood Quantum Issue"

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GBC Talks: "Defining Native Americans: The Blood Quantum Issue"

Description

GBC Talks public panel on "Defining Native Americans: The Blood Quantum Issue," recorded at Great Basin College in Elko, Nevada, on 15 November 2017.

Panelists included:

  • Dr. Scott A. Gavorsky (Professor of History, Great Basin College)
  • Jens Wesley Camp (Research Associate, Great Basin Institute and California Trail Interpretative Center)
  • James Hedrick (Cultural Manager, Newe Ghani Cultural Center)

GBC Talks: “Defining Native Americans: The Blood Quantum Issue” discusses what and how “Blood Quantum” is defined, which is a very popular yet highly controversial topic amongst Native Americans. The three presenters each discuss significant factors that impact how blood quantums have transformed over time and now influence membership policies for tribes.

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Creator

Great Basin Indian Archives

Source

Original Source

Publisher

Great Basin Indian Archives

Date

11/15/17 [15 November 2017]; 2017 November 15

Contributor

Shiara Holmes (GBIA)

Rights

Copyright © 2017, Great Basin College. All rights reserved.

Language

English

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Duration

01:37:42

Citation

Great Basin Indian Archives, “GBC Talks: "Defining Native Americans: The Blood Quantum Issue",” Virtual Humanities Center at Great Basin College, accessed April 21, 2018, http://humanities.gbcnv.edu/omeka/items/show/414.