Community Class on Tracing Native American Ancestry Mar. 12

By Valerie on February 13, 2020//Leave a comment

Date: Thursday, March 12th

Time: noon to 1:00 pm

Location: San Diego Law Library, Downtown Location

Cost: FREE

Register: Online



Are you curious about your ancestry? Wondering if your family tree includes Native American heritage? Learn about tracing Native American ancestry in this free class which will include:

  • Brief History of Indian Relocations
  • Brief History of Federal Recognition as applied to Tribes
  • Summary of Key Terms and Phrases
  • How to begin the process of researching ancestry
  • Resources for researching ancestry
  • For Indian Adoptees—how to file a petition to unseal birth records


Speaker Mica Llerandi, a member of the Navajo Nation, joined California Indian Legal Services as a Staff Attorney in January 2018. She received her Bachelor of Arts in Religious Studies from Yale University and her Juris Doctor and a Certificate in Indigenous People’s Law and Policy from the University of Arizona, James E. Rogers College of Law. After law school, Mica worked on multiple Indian reservations in both state and tribal courts in Arizona. She moved to California in 2016 and, before joining CILS, represented children in San Diego County dependency proceedings.

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