Read Elizabeth Warren’s striking, bold speech responding to Trump’s “Pocahontas” taunts

“Pocahontas’s real journey was far more remarkable — and far darker — than the myth admits.” Few controversies have dogged Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-MA) as long as attacks related to her claiming of American Indian ancestry. Warren has consistently stated that her mother is part Cherokee, but Warren is not an enrolled member of the Cherokee Nation, Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians, or the United Keetoowah Band of Cherokees, the three federally recognized Cherokee tribes.

Nor do any of her known ancestors appear on the Dawes Rolls, an official list...

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By: Vox - Wednesday, 14 February

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