The Pascua Yaqui Tribe’s enrollment criteria are set forth in the Tribe’s governing documents; Tribal Constitution and Membership Ordinance. Such governingdocuments are adopted by the Pascua Yaqui Tribal Council and membership.
Pursuant to Article III, Section 1 of the Constitution, membership of the Pascua Yaqui Tribe shall consist of any person:
Direct Lineal Descendant – Means one who is the descendant in a straight line from an ancestor who is or was a Pascua Yaqui tribal member.
Collateral Relatives – Shall consist of siblings, aunts, uncles and cousins who are a blood relation to a member listed on the Original Base or Current Roll, collectively referred to as the Membership Roll of the Pascua Yaqui Tribe, and they possess a minimum of one-quarter (1/4) Yaqui blood and are citizens of the United States.
Blood Quantum – Means a specific blood degree of Pascua Yaqui blood required to meet membership requirements.
In order for an application to be considered (accepted) by the Enrollment Department, the application must be completed in its entirety and must contain sufficient personal information to properly determine the applicant’s eligibility for enrollment.
DOCUMENTATION CHECK LIST:
Below are the recommended documents to be submitted. All documents must be ORIGINALS, to authenticate and confirm the document has not been altered.
Documents used to Establish United States Citizenship (one or more)
Documents to Establish Identity – may include (one or more) of the above documents:
Documents used to Establish Parentage – may include (one or more) of the above documents in part A
Documents used to Establish a Collateral Family Relationship(s):
Children who are adopted must meet the membership criteria established in Article III of the Constitution and must prove their Pascua Yaqui blood lines through one or more of their biological parents.
For further information contact the Enrollment Department (520) 879-6242.
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