Pocahontas descendant calls for apology from Warren

Who cares’ Trump comments on Elizabeth Warren DNA test

Who cares’ Trump comments on Elizabeth Warren DNA test

As the camera scrolls over faded photos, Ms. Warren recounts that her paternal grandparents disapproved of her mother's rumoured Native American ancestry. "Harvard called her "a person of color" (amazing con), and would not have taken her otherwise!"

CNN editor-at-large Chris Cillizza says Warren's goal "was to take the issue of her heritage off the table for nervous Democrats and to show that she was ready, willing and able to stand up to President Donald Trump if and when the time came that she was the party's nominee against him in 2020".

"She's been consistently misleading the people of MA and the American people in saying that she had this claim".

Mullin predicted that Warren's DNA theatrics are "going to hurt her" if she does end up running for president in 2020.

"The Democratic senator's DNA test wasn't a mere rebuttal of Trump", Jonathan Bernstein wrote in an opinion piece for Bloomberg News. Warren's supporters were thrilled in 2016 when, despite her courtly professorial demeanor, she sounded willing to give as good as she got in her back-and-forth with Trump's smash mouth approach to politics.

Pressed again if she made a mistake decades ago in listing herself in directories of minorities in academia, Warren emphasized she was thinking about her Native American ancestry, not any sort of claims to tribal citizenship, when she made those decisions.

Pocahontas was a historical figure from the 17th Century and using her name in an intentionally disparaging way insults native peoples and degrades their cultures. An 1894 document previously unearthed by the New England Genealogical Society suggested Warren's great-great-great-grandmother, O.C. Sarah Smith, was at least partially Native American, making the senator as much as 1/32nd Native American.

Senator Elizabeth Warren is a white woman with blonde hair and blue eyes. In his own statement, the secretary of state for the Cherokee Nation said Ms. Warren's use of DNA undermines tribal governments, which are in constant battle with the United States for sovereignty. She is more impactful and useful if she acknowledges the privilege that comes from being White and advocates to dismantle the systems that sustain the oppression of some over others. "The tribes and only the tribes determine citizenship", said Warren in the Globe interview.

Warren released the results of a DNA test this week showing that she may be anywhere between 1/64 and 1/1,024 Native American-but the definition included Mexican, Colombia, and Peruvian DNA.

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What fascinates me about Warren is that I could have easily walked the same path as her.

The point is that Warren stepped into a controversial issue without much sensitivity for the people who are most affected by it.

"Actually, when the president found out that I was Indian American, he asked me if I was from the same tribe as Elizabeth Warren", Haley told the NY fundraiser.

In 1996, as Harvard Law School was being criticized for lacking diversity, "a spokesman for the law school told the Harvard Crimson that Warren was Native American".

Throughout my childhood, I witnessed many incidences of racism - whether they were directed at me, my sister, or my father.

The genealogy group has said it has no conclusive evidence of her ancestry, and a spokesman said Monday it would not comment on the genetic findings. "They call her 'Pocahontas'".

But The Post says reporters and politicians were all wrong.

"It's problematic in the sense that the general American imagination has this fascination with native people, but overlooks what's been done to them", Raquel Halsey, the head of the North American Indian Center of Boston, told the Herald.

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