Parent means the lawful father or mother of someone, and may include:
(1) Either the natural father or the natural mother of a child;
(2) The adoptive father or adoptive mother of a child;
(3) A child's putative blood parent who has expressly acknowledged paternity;
(4) An individual or agency whose status as guardian has been established by judicial decree.


25 CFR § 273.106

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