A member of the Wanawbe tribe is a self-identified "Native American" who feels that they are Native American because they are part Cherokee. It is a play off of the word "Wannabe". They are wannabe Indians and therefore a member of the Wanawbe tribe. Pronounced WaNAWbee.
Guy 1: He's Native American?? He looks 100% white.
Native 1: Ya, he's part Cherokee but full Wanawbe Indian of the Wanawbe Nation.