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Uh Oh: Elizabeth Warren Refuses to Meet with 4 Cherokee Activists

JT_Hunter Wrote: Jun 18, 2012 8:56 PM
Ola, to “The People”. This is about honor, and Elizabeth Warren has no honor. My grandfather is full Cherokee on my mother’s side. On my father’s side, my middle name is Osceola after my great-grandfather, who was named for his relationship to the Seminole chief, Osceola. I make no claim to any heritage except to be an American, especially when attending a “Gathering of the People”. In this way, I bring honor to my family, to my ancestors, and to myself. Warren does not have any honor. She should acknowledge her mistake, but she will not.
Benjamin98 Wrote: Jun 18, 2012 9:19 PM
Well said.

Not once have I tried to game the system or obtain special advantages by using my Navajo/Pueblo or Hispanic ancestry. To do so would mean I can't achieve things on my own--that I'm entitled to special treatment that I couldn't accomplish what others can. No way.
JT_Hunter Wrote: Jun 18, 2012 9:25 PM
You can not travel the "Red Road" and do as Warren is doing. She has no understanding of any heratage she may actually have. If she did undertsand the way of "The People", she would have immediatly become humble, and made every effort to meet with those in the community that are true to the ways of those who came here first. She has nothing within her that is from the original peoples of this land. Thank you for your compliment.

Remember when the Boston Globe prematurely declared this political scandal over last May? Good times.

 

Four outraged Cherokee activists who say Elizabeth Warren’s campaign has ignored their emails and phone calls will trek to Boston this week in hopes they can force a meeting with the Democratic Senate candidate over her “offensive” Native American heritage claims.

“It’s almost becoming extremely offensive to us,” said Twila Barnes, a Cherokee genealogist who has researched Warren’s family tree. “We’re trying to get in contact and explain why her...