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Warren addresses ‘Pocahontas’ jabs at Native American conference.

Sen. Elizabeth Warren made a surprise appearance at the National Congress of American Indians on Wednesday to embrace her Native American heritage and to admonish President Trump for mocking her as “Pocahontas.” “I get why some people think there’s hay to be made here. You won’t find my family members on any rolls, and I’m...
Time: 15:34     Date: 14.02.2018
Last US News: Warren addresses ‘Pocahontas’ jabs at Native American conference. NY Post 24 - US News

“I get why some people think there’s hay to be made here. You won’t find my family members on any rolls, and I’m not enrolled in a tribe,” Warren said in remarks first obtained by the Boston Globe.

Warren, a Democrat from Massachusetts, has been accused of claiming Native American ancestry to appear as a minority to boost her academic career, including when she taught at Harvard Law School.

She rebuked Trump for referring to her as “Pocahontas,” including during a White House ceremony last November to honor Navajo code talkers who fought in World War II.

“We have a president who can’t make it through a ceremony honoring Native American war heroes without reducing Native history, Native culture, Native people to the butt of a joke,” Warren said.

She said her mother was born on Valentine’s Day 1912 in Oklahoma, and when she met Warren’s father, “my daddy fell head over heels in love with her.”

“But my mother’s family was part Native American. And my daddy’s parents were bitterly opposed to their relationship. So, in 1932, when Mother was 19 and Daddy had just turned 20, they eloped,” she said.

Warren described the love they shared and the struggles they endured and that story “will always be a part of me.”

“And no one – not even the President of the United States – will ever take that part of me away,” she said.

The senator also vowed that she will be a tireless advocate for Native Americans.

“For far too long, your story has been pushed aside, to be trotted out only in cartoons and commercials,” she said. “So I’m here today to make a promise: Every time someone brings up my family’s story, I’m going to use it to lift up the story of your families and your communities.”

Metro

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Opinion

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Living

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All the ways marijuana can hurt your health.
Over the past six years, nine states and Washington, DC, have legalized marijuana for recreational use. By year’s end,...
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Beyoncé and Jay-Z recently paid $26 million for their East Hampton dream home, but their new neighbors — including Steven...
US Living News: Alabama town terrorized by NYC poop train gets free Febreze. NY Post 24 - US News
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The so-called New York City “poop train” — a trainload of human waste — finally left the small...
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There appears to be “something in the water” at the Glenpool Fire Department, a wife of one Oklahoma firefighter joked....
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Business

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Leon Cooperman is still smarting from his costly battle with the Securities and Exchange Commission and has some suggestions...
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Fireworks between CBS and its controlling shareholder, National Amusements, erupted anew on Tuesday in a filing that challenged...
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Amazon banning customers for too many returns.
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Billionaire hedge funder Dan Loeb is looking to play in the emerging financial technology space. The hedgie behind Third...
Last US Business News: JCPenney shares tank as CEO jumps ship for Lowe’s. NY Post 24 - US News
JCPenney shares tank as CEO jumps ship for Lowe’s.
JCPenney’s Chief Executive Marvin Ellison is leaving the struggling retailer to join home improvement chain Lowe’s, the...
Last US Business News: Sony in $2.3B deal for EMI to become world’s biggest music publisher. NY Post 24 - US News
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Last US Business News: Mark Zuckerberg is about to face EU parliament. NY Post 24 - US News
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Facebook Chief Executive Mark Zuckerberg will meet with leaders of the European Parliament on Tuesday to answer questions...

Metro

Metro News: De Blasio edict may have emboldened NYC’s crackheads. NY Post 24 - US News
De Blasio edict may have emboldened NYC’s crackheads.
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Metro News: Cuomo endorses Letitia James for Attorney General. NY Post 24 - US News
Cuomo endorses Letitia James for Attorney General.
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Metro News: School bus driver in deadly crash had license suspended 14 times. NY Post 24 - US News
School bus driver in deadly crash had license suspended 14 times.
The school bus driver involved in last week’s fatal New Jersey crash has had his driver’s license suspended 14 times,...
Metro News: Cops hunting for suspected Bronx bomb-maker. NY Post 24 - US News
Cops hunting for suspected Bronx bomb-maker.
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Metro News: MTA plans decade of hell to finally fix subways. NY Post 24 - US News
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Metro News: Crooked cop targeted hip-hop club to score freebies: suit. NY Post 24 - US News
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Sport

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