The Chiricahua Apache Mimbreno Nde Nation is currently seeking new members.
(CURRENT MEMBERS WHO ENROLLED BEFORE 9/1/2018 PLEASE CLICK HERE TO UPDATE YOUR MEMBERSHIP INFORMATION! We have updated the enrollment process and some of the older entries are no longer complete. THANK YOU!)
All Nations Welcome
Natives of Any Tribal Nation May Apply
(Non-Native people please scroll down to “Global Tribe Members”)
REQUIREMENTS FOR NATIVE PEOPLE FROM ANY NATION:
- Copy of Driver’s License
- A Passport Quality Photo
- Copy of DNA Report that shows 25% Native Markers
- A “Clean” LiveScan Report
- Pedigree Chart showing your family history
- $350 Membership fee (Non-refundable in case you do not pass DNA or LiveScan tests)
Get your Native Tribal Membership and ID Card Now!
You need to pass the DNA and LiveScan tests.
You will be issued a Tribal Membership Number and purchase your Tribal Membership ID card but if your paperwork has not been received by the time your ID card expires you will not be allowed to renew your membership at the same level.
HOW TO SUBMIT NATIVE MEMBERSHIP APPLICATION
Please MAKE A PAYMENT (click on the PayPal button).
After payment is made, you will be directed to the ONLINE MEMBERSHIP FORM.
After completing this form, you will be automatically directed to a site where you may PURCHASE A MEMBERSHIP ID CARD for $27 (Flat fee, includes shipping)
Mail your documents to:
901 Diane Way
Lake Elsinore, CA 92530
Be sure to include:
- Copy of Driver’s License
- Pedigree Chart
- DNA Report
- Livescan Report
NOTE: If you sending in a MONEY ORDER, make it payable to:
Chiricahua Apache Native Care
Make Your $350.00 Payment Here:
Don’t forget to FILL OUT THE MEMBERSHIP FORM AFTER YOU SUBMIT YOUR PAYMENT!
If you need assistance please email Tribal Ambassador Leigh Whitewolf at:
DNA & LiveScan Reports
If you PASS the LiveScan report and if your DNA report shows 25% native blood markers, an APPROVAL EMAIL will be sent to you that will include your Tribal Member ID Number
You will receive your TRIBAL MEMBERSHIP ID CARD 2-4 weeks after ordering.
If you FAIL the LiveScan report OR if your DNA report shows LESS THAN 25% native blood markers, you will be sent a DENIAL LETTER
which states that you did not meet the “Tribal Council Findings.”
$350.00 Processing Fee
The $350.00 processing fee is non-refundable.
However, the fee is considered a Tribal Nation Donation and is TAX DEDUCTIBLE.
Appeal of Failed Tests
If you failed either the LiveScan or DNA test, you may request an appeal.
The Tribal Council will decide on a case by case basis whether to waive the results of a test.
Length of Membership & Renewal
Tribal memberships are approved for 2 years.
You must renew your membership every 2 years (by your birthday).
- A Current Passport Photo
- A New “Clean” LiveScan Report
- $350 Processing Fee (Non-refundable in case you do not pass DNA or LiveScan tests)
GLOBAL TRIBAL MEMBERSHIP / ADMIN MEMBERSHIP
Global Tribe Members – Global Tribal Members are non-Native American (or non-verified Native American) friends and family of the tribe, worldwide, who are granted limited tribal protection and access. Cost to be determined soon/2year membership
There are currently no requirements in place restricting Global Tribal Membership, however, Tribal Administration reserves the right to revoke this membership if the Global Tribal Member behaves in such a way as to bring hardship or embarrassment to the Chiricahua Apache Mimbreno Nde.
Admin Members – These are people serving the tribe as Tribal Administration Members (Falcon Counsel, Office Administration, Crypto Specialists, etc.) These Memberships are issued by Special Dispensation of Chief Runningwolf and status will be verified before your Tribal Number is issued . Lifetime Membership
Prior approval from Chief Runningwolf is the only requirement for Admin Members. Your status will be verified with the Chief before your application will be approved and your Tribal ID number issued.
We currently plan to limit our total membership to approximately 25,000 members.
DISCLAIMER: Acceptance of membership binds and obligates all members to solely use the Nation’s common law and private administrative process for all redress. All people, whether member or not who wish to engage with the Nation are under the same and subject themselves to the Nation’s legal system.