• 'Inappropriate and wrong': Cherokee Nation official throws cold water on Elizabeth Warren's DNA test of Native American heritage

    29 days ago - By Chron

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    A Cherokee Nation official rebuked Democratic Sen. Elizabeth Warren of Massachusetts after a DNA test report published Monday asserted there is evidence to "strongly support" Warren's claim to have Native American ancestors.
    Cherokee Nation Secretary of State Chuck Hoskin Jr. called the test cited by Warren's report "useless" in determining tribal citizenship and alleged she was "undermining tribal interests" with her "continued claims of tribal heritage."
    Kim TallBear, an associate professor for Native American studies at the University of Alberta, also criticized...
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