‘Fauxcahontas’ Surprised Tribal Summit, Claimed Indian Heritage, Played Victim

Is planning even more outreach for tribal issues.

On Tuesday, TruthRevolt reported that Sen. Elizabeth Warren would be a no-show at the week-long National Congress of American Indians Tribal Summit in Washington. That was shocking seeing as she claims to have Cherokee roots. 

Well, the bad press must have got to her because Fauxcahontas made a surprise visit and while at the podium, doubled down on her highly debunked Native American heritage. 

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

This elopement story was thoroughly dissected by William Jacobson at Legal Insurrection years ago with all evidence pointing to both of Warren’s parents being white and having a normal wedding officiated by a pastor who would not be associated with an eloping couple. Not even Cherokee genealogists can trace back Warren’s family. And though Warren still made the claim,  she couldn't back it up with any evidence.

“You won’t find my family members on any rolls, and I’m not enrolled in a tribe," she said. "And I want to make something clear. I respect that distinction. I understand that tribal membership is determined by tribes – and only by tribes.”

Another wild claim Warren made in her speech was that she never claimed the heritage to get ahead: 

“I never used my family tree to get a break or get ahead. I never used it to advance my career.”

That’s not true. 

“The evidence is clear,” adds Jacobson, “that she made the claim to be Native American in a law professor directory in the 1980s used as a hiring device by law school deans, landing herself on a small list of ‘Minority Law Teachers.’”

Warren also couldn’t resist playing the victim in front of her captive audience:

“The story [my parents] lived 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.

“The joke, I guess, is supposed to be on me… I’ve noticed that every time my name comes up, President Trump likes to talk about Pocahontas. So I figured, let’s talk about Pocahontas. Not Pocahontas, the fictional character most Americans know from the movies, but Pocahontas, the Native woman who really lived, and whose real story has been passed down to so many of you through the generations.”

Here again, Warren promised to fake her heritage and ride on the backs of the Native American people to achieve her political goals:

“For far too long, your story has been pushed aside, to be trotted out only in cartoons and commercials. 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.”

And they applauded this cultural appropriator. Ah, the many things leftists allow each other to get away with.