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‘Become Indian:’ University of California Prof Who Claimed to Be Native American Resigns

A prominent scholar and University of California, Riverside professor, who claimed to be Native American, has resigned after 13 faculty members accused her of false claims of Native identity that violated academic integrity. In an ironic twist, professor Andrea Smith once criticized white feminists for pretending to be Native Americans. She wrote, “They do this by opting to ‘become Indian.’ In this way, they can escape responsibility and accountability for white racism.”

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2020: Elizabeth Warren Dodges Question on DNA Disaster

Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-MA) addressed reporters outside her home following the launch of the progressive firebrand’s 2020 presidential exploratory committee Monday, refusing to comment on the controversy regarding the results of a DNA test showing she possesses distant Native American ancestry 

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