Minnesota Native News: Red Lake Welcomes 1,212 New Citizens After Blood Quantum Rule Change

Minnesota Native News: Red Lake Welcomes 1,212 New Citizens After Blood Quantum Rule Change


The Red Lake Nation has 1,212 new citizens! The tribal council voted to approve their enrollment at their February 11th meeting. This is the first wave of new enrollees after a resolution passed last year changed the blood quantum rules for tribal citizenship. Reporter Melissa Townsend tells us more.