The samples chosen to compare Warren's DNA was of Peruvian, Colombian, and Mexican DNA, meaning the proof does not definitively say Cherokee, just that she had, at one point, a Native American relative. Elizabeth Warren (D-MA) showing Native American ancestry.
In a society where people of color are making strides in economic mobility and social advancement, we do not need Elizabeth Warren cloaking herself as a minority to promote faux victimization.
An ancestor six generations removed would make Warren 1/64th Native American while an ancestor as much as 10 generations removed would render the Massachusetts Democrat only 1/1024th Native American, Blaine Bettinger, a genealogist and author who specializes in DNA evidence, explained to the Associated Press.
That tweet was like chum, and today Trump swam right for it, once again calling Warren "Pocahontas" but this time adding "the bad version".
"Argue the substance all you want, but why 22 days before a crucial election where we MUST win house and senate to save America, why did @SenWarren have to do her announcement now?"
In a highly publicized video released by Warren this Monday, several of her former colleagues from University of Texas at Austin School of Law, Harvard Law School, University of Houston and Penn are shown testifying to strengths as an educator and decrying claims that she used her Native American heritage to advance her career.
The statement concluded: "Warren is undermining tribal interests with her continued claims of tribal heritage". "I'm going to take this test", Graham said on Fox & Friends.
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President Donald Trump isn't letting a little thing like DNA get in the way of his never-ending "Pocahontas" taunts against Democratic Sen.
Native American tribes don't generally consider DNA tests relevant to establishing tribal heritage.
Rather than dig further into the story, the Daily Beast praised Warren for her transparency.
If Warren really were the "true leader" she claims to be, Mullin said she would have come out and apologized "to the American people ... saying she has misspoken".
"H$3 er claim to Native American ethnicity was never considered by the Harvard Law faculty, which voted resoundingly to hire her, or by those who hired her to four prior positions at other law schools". "We're not trying to play politics here either". In a subsequent message, he referred to the Cherokee Nation's criticism of Warren for claiming a link to Native Americans based on a DNA test, which they say do not even distinguish whether a person's ancestors were indigenous to North or South America.
"More than ninety-five percent of her genome comes from Europe", Masha Gessen wrote in the New Yorker.
The Wellesley Dems wrote in the email, "Elizabeth Warren's recent actions regarding the release of her DNA report do not align with our ideals as an organization; we do not condone this act of cultural appropriation and have therefore taken the decision to change our canvassing schedule".