25 U.S. Code § 677a - Definitions
DefinitionsFor the purposes of this subchapter—
“Full-blood” means a member of the tribe who possesses one-half degree of Ute Indian blood and a total of Indian blood in excess of one-half, excepting those who become mixed-bloods by choice under the provisions of section 677c of this title.
“Mixed-blood” means a member of the tribe who does not possess sufficient Indian or Ute Indian blood to fall within the full-blood class as herein defined, and those who become mixed-bloods by choice under the provisions of section 677c of this title.
“Asset” means any property of the tribe, real, personal or mixed, whether held by the tribe or by the United States in trust for the tribe, or subject to a restriction against alienation imposed by the United States.
(Aug. 27, 1954, ch. 1009, § 2, 68 Stat. 868.)