What's an American Indian? Warren case stirs query

May 25, 2012 Full story: Rome News

What, exactly, makes someone American Indian? Even Indians themselves don't agree as they debate the case of Senate candidate Elizabeth Warren, whose disputed claim of Native American identity is shining a rare spotlight on the malleable nature of Indian heritage and the long history of murky claims to such ancestry.

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ustabearepug

Sapulpa, OK

#1 May 26, 2012
me and Elizabeth Warren and both on roll at Talaquah Ok
ustabearepug

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#2 May 26, 2012
because my great,great,great grandfather, a Wofford and Cherokee Indian that founded Wofford University in SC, told me and Elizabeth we were Cherokee Indians as our ancestors lived thru the trail of tears and passed their heritage down to us and we will to ours
ustabearepug

Sapulpa, OK

#3 May 26, 2012
what is an American Indian? The people that occupied America before Columbus trespassed

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