The membership of the Confederated Tribes of Grand Ronde is built on
the unique base of direct lineal descent of Grand Ronde tribal members.
The burden of proof that applicants meet the enrollment requirements
lies with the applicant. The Enrollment Committee reviews application
files and makes recommendations to the Tribal Council to approve or deny
applications for membership. The Enrollment Committee meets twice a
year to review applicant files, after the December 1st deadline and
after June 1st deadline. After Tribal Council review, the roll numbers
are issued. The Enrollment Staff will send out denial letters by
Certified Mail. The requirements for membership in the Confederated
Tribes of Grand Ronde are as follows:
- The applicant must have a parent who was enrolled at Grand Ronde at the time of their birth.
- The applicant must have an ancestor of direct lineal descent from
the 1984 Restoration roll to determine their possession of Grand Ronde
- The applicant must be 1/16 or more Grand Ronde tribal blood.
- Grand Ronde prohibits dual enrollment.
- The applicant must relinquish their tribal rights from the other
tribe for five years from date of relinquishment. A Tribal Council
resolution from the other tribe, approving the unconditional
relinquishment must accompany application.
- Adopted applicants must provide pre-adoptive records.
Name Change Requirements
Restoration Roll Correction Form
The following forms are available upon request:
- Relinquishment of Grand Ronde Enrollment
- Eagle Feather Permits
- Verification of Indian Preference for Employment