Blood Quantum Explainer Video

In this short video, we cover the basics of blood quantum to help you better understand its history and impacts on Native people and nations.

Blood quantum is complicated, controversial, and personal. The most important thing to know about blood quantum? Native nations are sovereign, independent nations. They have the final say when it comes to decisions about blood quantum and citizenship. Video created by Native Governance Center. Original artwork by Sadie Red Wing (Lakȟóta/Dakȟóta). Voiceover by Cole Premo (Mille Lacs Band of Ojibwe). Video production by callsign51.