• Warren representing herself as Native American is quite a str

    1 month ago - By New York Post

    The DNA test that “vindicates” Elizabeth Warren doesn't come close to justifying the way she used her claim of Native American identity throughout her legal career. The most generous interpretation of the test shows that one of Warren's great-great-great-great-grandparents was a Native American. That would make her mother a possibly 1/32nd Native American (and Warren...
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  • Cherokee Nation Calls Elizabeth Warren's DNA Test ‘Inappropriate and Wrong'

    Cherokee Nation Calls Elizabeth Warren's DNA Test ‘Inappropriate and Wrong'

    1 month ago - By Time

    The Cherokee Nation called Sen. Elizabeth Warren's DNA test to prove her Native American ancestry “inappropriate and wrong” in a statement Monday.
    “Sovereign tribal nations set their own legal requirements for citizenship, and while DNA tests can be used to determine lineage, such as paternity to an individual, it is not evidence for tribal affiliation,” the Cherokee Nation's Secretary of State Chuck Hoskin Jr. said. “Using a DNA test to lay claim to any connection to the Cherokee Nation or any tribal nation, even vaguely, is inappropriate and wrong.”
    Earlier Monday, Warren published a DNA...
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  • 'Inappropriate and wrong': Cherokee Nation official throws ice-cold water on Elizabeth Warren's DNA test of Native American heritage

    'Inappropriate and wrong': Cherokee Nation official throws ice-cold water on Elizabeth Warren's DNA test of Native American heritage

    1 month ago - By Business Insider

    A Cherokee Nation official rebuked Democratic Sen. Elizabeth Warren of Massachusetts after a DNA test report published Monday asserted there is evidence to "strongly support" Warren's claim to have Native American ancestors.
    Cherokee Nation Secretary of State Chuck Hoskin Jr. called the test cited by Warren's report "useless" in determining tribal citizenship and alleged she was "undermining tribal interests" with her "continued claims of tribal heritage."
    Dr. Kim TallBear, an associate professor for Native American studies at the University of Alberta, also criticized Warren for claiming...
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