Reblogged on kommonsentsjane/blogkommonsents.
Heap big smoke – no fire – is all I can say. Poko uses “claiming” to be an Indian” for only one reason – to cut in line and ride this wave until she got caught by the real “Indians.” Now she has a chance to prove she is the real deal – and won’t take the DNA test – so that tells me – SHE IS FAKE NEWS.
Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.) claims to be a 1/32 Cherokee “Native American,” on the basis of which she has reaped career “diversity” benefits. It is noteworthy that she didn’t self-identify as Native American until she was 38 and climbing the Harvard law professor ladder.
When questioned about her Cherokee heritage, other than some plagiarized recipes she’d contributed to a 1984 Cherokee cookbook, Pow Wow Chow, which she claimed to have been passed down to her through the Five Tribes families, Warren insisted that she didn’t need to provide documentation of her Cherokee ancestry because family “lore” backs her up.
Alas, the alleged family lore is a pile of horse manure. As William A. Jacobson of Legal Insurrection pointed out on Oct. 4, 2012, there is plenty of evidence that Warren’s story about her parents eloping because her mother was Native American is not true:
- Her adult nephew who had…
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