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Elizabeth Warren´s ´part´ Cherokee claim
is a joke, and a racist insult to Natives like me

USA Today, by Rebecca Nagle

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Posted By:NorthernDog, 10/18/2018 11:13:17 PM

The day after a CNN public opinion poll ranked Elizabeth Warren fourth among possible Democratic 2020 hopefuls, the Massachusetts senator released the results of a DNA test along with a campaign-style ad defending her family’s story of Cherokee heritage. Warren’s decision to cave to President Donald Trump’s demands was an affront to many Native Americans, who have long stated that DNA tests cannot be used to claim Native heritage or relationship to a tribe. (Snip) As Cherokee genealogists have researched, and I have repeatedly written about, Warren descends from a long line of well-documented white people. While Warren no

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Her DNA stunt is not going away quietly.

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: Omen, 10/18/2018 11:20:29 PM     (No. 11801816)

I hope Trump hasn´t cracked any ribs from all the laughing.

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Reply 2 - Posted by: Sore Eye Assets, 10/18/2018 11:24:05 PM     (No. 11801821)

The Trail of Sneers!

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Reply 3 - Posted by: scottc, 10/18/2018 11:24:22 PM     (No. 11801822)

Essentially Casperhontas swallowed a live grenade and then dropped the mic. I will laugh about this for the rest of my life.

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Reply 4 - Posted by: JunkYardDog, 10/18/2018 11:47:31 PM     (No. 11801838)

There should be a mass protest by all the Native American tribes on Elizabeth Warren; in Washington D.C., in Massachusetts, in front of her home, in every restaurant she eats in, every speech she gives...you get the idea. She shouldn´t be allowed to show her lying face anywhere without being reminded what a hypocritical fraud she is.

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Reply 5 - Posted by: meidei, 10/19/2018 12:02:11 AM     (No. 11801843)

I think it would hurt more if everyone - all in Congress, the newspapers, TV, academia, voters, Native Americans of every tribe, ignored her completely. Won´t happen but it really would hurt.

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Reply 6 - Posted by: Udanja99, 10/19/2018 12:10:44 AM     (No. 11801847)

Rebecca, get a clue and quit voting blue.

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Reply 7 - Posted by: Heraclitus, 10/19/2018 12:31:53 AM     (No. 11801858)

So, her real name is Lie-awatha.

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Reply 8 - Posted by: Trigger2, 10/19/2018 1:55:54 AM     (No. 11801886)

Worse yet, Native American Indian genes were NOT used as a comparison; they resorted to Mexican, Peruvian, and Mayan indian genes.

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Reply 9 - Posted by: EJKrausJr, 10/19/2018 5:31:01 AM     (No. 11801932)

Little Big Woman doesn´t care about the indiginous people of North America. But she does accept campaign wampum contributions from the Mashpee Wampanoag Tribe Reservation for her assistance in gambling casinos. No trail of tears for her, but a trail of chip, yes.

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Reply 10 - Posted by: lakerman1, 10/19/2018 6:48:43 AM     (No. 11801977)

If the writer cast a vote for JFK in 1960, when she was 18 years old, that would have been an illegal vote, since the voting age was 21 in 1960, until President Nixon pushed through the change to age 18, during his first term as president, 1969-1973.

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Reply 11 - Posted by: HistoryBuff, 10/19/2018 8:38:24 AM     (No. 11802061)

Too stupid to know what the results mean.

The point of the author is that she used the Cherokees and did nothing in return.

Typical Dem.

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Reply 12 - Posted by: saguni, 10/19/2018 1:01:35 PM     (No. 11802345)

Poster #10 is usually correct in his posts, however in the article Ms. Nagle stated her first vote was for John Kerry not Kennedy.

I think the government insisting that tribal members be subject to work requirements for medicaid is wrong both morally and legally. Providing their health care is part of many treaties, and "we" have broken far too many treaties with our indigenous population.

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