Carrie Underwood to make film debut in 'Soul Surfer,' biopic of shark-attack victim Bethany Hamilton
Some sources list Underwood as a Muscogee Creek Indian. In Carrie Underwood, Creek Idol? I quoted these sources. In particular, I quoted her Wikipedia entry that said:
But now her Wikipedia entry makes no mention of Underwood's being a tribal member or having any Native blood or ties:
Checking around the Web raises more questions than it answers. Here's what other sources say:
Carrie Underwood is only 1/32 Creek--we don't claim her as part of the tribe (blood quantum rule). She does, however have Creek ancestry, albeit extremely diluted.
Cherokee celebs actually Creek?
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For more on the subject, see "Actual Indian" Defined.