Can your office help me trace my Indian ancestry?
No. Unfortunately, our office is not equipped to assist individuals with a desire to trace their Indian ancestry. We do, however, encourage anyone interested in doing so to consult the following documents that are made available through the U.S. Bureau of Indian Affairs and the U.S. Department of the Interior.
How do I obtain a Certificate of Degree of Indian or Native Alaskan Blood (CDIB)?
The application and instructions for obtaining a Certificate of Degree of Indian or Native Alaskan Blood can be found here.
What higher education benefits are available through the State of Oklahoma for Indian and Native Alaskan students?
Oklahoma currently does not have any specific scholarships or grants made available exclusively to Indian and Native Alaskans who wish to pursue higher education. We suggest you contact your tribe to see what funds might be available through them.
Additionally, many colleges in the state do offer scholarships for Indian and Native Alaskan students.
What type of benefits am I eligible for?
Each tribe has their own requirements for the benefits they provide. You will have to contact your tribe to find out more.