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'We are encouraged by her action': Sen. Elizabeth Warren apologizes to Cherokee Nation, tribal officials confirm


February 4, 2019

Reportedly planning to make her presidential bid official this month, U.S. Sen. Elizabeth Warren has apologized to the Cherokee Nation for publicizing a DNA test that shows she has distant Native American ancestors, tribal officials confirmed to the Tulsa World.

The Massachusetts Democrat, who was raised in Oklahoma, had a “brief and private” phone conversation Thursday with Principal Chief Bill John Baker, according to a spokeswoman for the tribe.


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