Certified American Indian Lineage Specialist (CAILS)
CAILS is the abbreviation for Certified American Indian Lineage Specialist (CAILS).
The postnominal of CAILS was administered by the Board for Certification of Genealogists®. Currently, the Board only awards certifications as a Certified Genealogist (CG) and Certified Genealogical Lecturer (CGL).
Along with CAILS, the Board previously offered credentials of Certified Genealogical Records Specialist (CGRS), Certified Lineage Specialist (CLS), and Certified Genealogical Instructor (CGI). These credentials are no longer current, but you might see them in older publications.