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  1. Why Americans Falsely Claim Native Ancestry

    Democratic darling Elizabeth Warren claims Cherokee heritage but has failed to prove it. She follows the footsteps of President Bill Clinton and Iron Eyes Cody, the famous crying Indian from a 1970s environmental commercial who turned out to be Italian. But why pose as one of the country’s most oppressed groups? While monetary gain is a factor, belonging to the “Wannabes” also gives white Americans a claim to the timeless wisdom of Native American culture, and may absolve them from guilt over their mistreatment.

    Source: This Land Press

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