Letters and Politics

Elizabeth Warren’s Native American Heritage and the Issue about Tribal Citizenship

This weekend Senator Elizabeth Warren is expected to formally announce her candidacy for the democratic nomination for presidency. Today we are in conversation with Jacqueline Keeler about Warren’s controversies of her Native American heritage, the issue about tribal citizenship and the history behind all this.

Guest: Jacqueline Keeler is a Diné/Ihanktonwan Dakota writer and contributor to many publications including Yes! Magazine, Truthout, The Nation and others.  She is the editor of “Edge of Morning: Native Voices Speak for the Bears Ears.” Her piece about Elizabeth Warren and her Native American heritage can be found here.

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