Navajo Nation president calls Trump's 'Pocahontas' quip an ethnic slur

there are a lot of white people out there that claim to be native because they are 1/129th on their grandmothers side. a lot of indigenous people i know joke about how common it is for white people they meet to make these claims without wanting to put any effort into learning and preserving the traditions. i feel like warren probably falls into this category and if that's the case trump is not being racist. he is mocking her for being a fake.

i'm genetically 1/8th but don't consider myself native because i don't know enough about the traditions, lifestyle or hardships of indigenous people. my family lost their heritage two generations ago. i try to stay educated on native issues but will probably never know enough about that life to call myself native.

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