This Date in History: American Indians Gain Citizenship – June 2, 1924 – Native News Online

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This Date in History: American Indians Gain Citizenship – June 2, 1924 – Native News Online – Prior to this act, about two-thirds of American Indians were already citizens by other provisions. Today, there are over two million single-race American Indians possessing this full citizenship, and 566 federally recognized tribes. The Indian and Alaska Native population, including people of more than one race, numbers 5.4 million.

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