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