Skip to comments.‘Pow wow’ factor: Elizabeth Warren touted native roots in ’84 cookbook
Posted on 05/17/2012 2:59:44 AM PDT by billorites
Elizabeth Warren was touting her claim of Cherokee heritage as early as 1984, according to a cookbook titled Pow Wow Chow edited by her cousin that includes Warrens recipes for a savory crab omelet and spicy barbecued beans.
The cookbook, edited by Warrens cousin Candy Rowsey, is a compilation of special recipes passed down through the Five Tribes families, according to the introduction in a copy obtained by the Herald.
Warren, who has been under fire for claiming Indian lineage despite a lack of documentation, is identified as Elizabeth Warren, Cherokee under each of five recipes she contributes in the cookbook, published in 1984 by the Five Civilized Tribes Museum located in Muskogee. Warren is not listed as an official member of the Cherokee tribe and she has been unable thus far to document her claim of any Native American heritage.
She offered a recipe on herbed tomatoes, touting them as a great accompaniment to a plain meat and potatoes meal! She also included a crab with tomato mayonnaise dressing dish and a Mexican oatmeal soup that included oats, onions, tomatoes and chicken broth.
The soup sounds weird, but everyone who tries it, loves it! Warren wrote.
These are all recipes passed down through family members, said Martha Griffin, a former volunteer and patron of the Five Civilized Tribes Museum who was friends with Warrens late cousin. Griffin, who has several recipes of her own in the book, didnt remember the contributions from Warren.
The cookbook also includes a recipe for a sweet burnt sugar cake that appears to have been submitted by Warrens mother. Another, grandmothers peach cobbler, appears above the names of Warrens two children.
Warrens campaign did not respond to multiple requests for comment last night.
News of Warrens Cherokee recipes comes as outraged members of the tribe including a Warren supporter demanded she release her employment records following reports that she has no documentation to prove her Native American ancestry.
Steve Russell, an enrolled Cherokee who lives in Texas and said he supports Warren, said he just wants to make sure the Senate candidate didnt mention her roots when applying to jobs.
If I were her I would release those employment documents, said Russell. I guess she thinks because she doesnt have to release them then no one will care, but I guarantee you Indians care, and I care.
Said Twila Barnes, a Cherokee genealogist: She needs to admit the truth. There is no documentation showing that she has Cherokee ancestry. She needs to come clean and release her employment records.
Barnes also called the cookbook silly.
Cherokees dont even traditionally have powwows, she said.
Warren has said she learned of her heritage through family lore, but the campaign and genealogists have been unable to provide conclusive proof of any Indian roots.
Warren listed herself as a minority on a law school directory from 1986 to 1995, and both Harvard Law School and the University of Pennsylvania touted her as a minority hire.
Representatives from both institutions said Warrens minority status played no role in her hire.
In spite of conclusive evidence to the contrary, the story continues to circulate that Elizabeth Warren enjoyed some kind of affirmative action leg-up in her hiring as a full professor by the Harvard Law School. The innuendo is false, Harvard Law professor Charles Fried, who helped recruit Warren, said in a statement yesterday.
I can state categorically that the subject of her Native American ancestry never once was mentioned.
Isn’t Target coming out with a line of Warren inspired headdresses and moccasins?
Paleface squaw speak with forked tongue.
I know where I live either Democrat or or GOP they would be toast for lying for so many years.
Princess Running Joke cannot match the lying ability
of Mitt Romney (and the GOPe, DNC and MSM love him for it).
A Democrat would be toast for lying? I thought that would be a resume enhancer for them.
I can state categorically that the subject of her Native American ancestry never once was mentioned.I can state categorically that you're a lying POS.
If a Republican did the exact same thing, it would make headline network news every night for at least a month.
Elizabeth Warren’s Song:
I’m an Indian outlaw.
Not Cherokee or Choctaw.
I’ll pretend I’m a Chippewa.
It’s all one of a kind.
so she got people to swallow the heritage she cooked up...
Mebbe dis Princess Walking Eagle (so full of ookum dookum she no can fly) she makum recipe for stewed crow, ‘cause soon she be eatin’ beaucoups of dat, by Chrise.
Princess Running Joke cannot match the lying ability of Mitt Romney (and the GOPe, DNC and MSM love him for it).....
Methinks you should check what is in your peace pipe you been smoking as I fear it is not tobacco, but some mind alterning substance.
At least for your sake, I hope that is the case.
there you go again....
I just knew that I should have checked that box!
All my uncles and aunts always agreed that Grandpa was the first in the clan to walk fully erect!
I could have had a cushy job in a museum or zoo...
If only I checked the Neanderthal box!!!
Also have a VERY thick skull to prove it!
"It's a feel-good story, this Romney thing.
Romney is an ascendant guy."
Sen. John Kerry (D) to Don Imus on RomneyCARE:
"I like this health care bill".
Sen. Hillary Clinton (D) on RomneyCARE:
"To come up with a bipartisan plan in this polarized environment is commendable."
This is a funny story. I hope it is still around come November. I wonder why the Globe isn’t touting the possibility of Massachusetts electing it’s first Native American Senator?
No problem for Democrat voters. Leftists hate truth and reality. They interfere with their delusions.
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