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'Pretendians': Elizabeth Warren not alone in making questionable claim to Native American heritage

After the president mockingly called Sen. Elizabeth Warren "Pocahontas" at a Navajo Code Talkers event Monday, layers of outrage swept Native American communities.

Navajos and others in Arizona denounced the remark as an unmistakable slur, saying it minimized the tragedies that marked the real Pocahontas' life while distracting from the veteran Code Talkers' contributions.

https://www.azcentral.com/story/news/politics/arizona/2017/11/30/senator-elizabeth-warren-not-alone-making-questionable-claim-native-american-indian-heritage/903573001/

 

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