Skip to comments.Elizabeth Warren’s Great-Grandfather Reportedly Killed a Native American
Posted on 10/04/2012 7:24:35 PM PDT by Fitzy_888
The white man was a good shot and the bullet from his Winchester passed through the body of Yaholar.
This simple sentence, describing Massachusetts Democratic Senate candidate Elizabeth Warrens great-grandfather, John Crawford, may finally put a bullet not simply in the long dead corpse of Native American Louis Yaholar, but also of Warrens supposed family mythology. It comes from a turn-of-the-20th-century news story uncovered by William Jacobi at Legal Insurrection, who explains the genealogical connection between this random incident of White-on-Native-American violence and Warrens campaign:
// But, while Warren thinks she has found a safe place in her family lore, its still worth pointing out that she is not Cherokee. The Cherokee line supposedly was through her maternal grandparents, the Crawfords. //
// But just to put another piece of evidence on the table, real Cherokee genealogist Twila Barnes has come up a newspaper clipping from the Muskogee Times Democrat on August 17, 1906. //
// The newspaper clipping relates to a story about how Warrens great grandfather, John H. Crawford, shot a real Indian and was identified in the newspaper as white. //
You can view a photo of the 1906 story below.
There is no evidence that anything particularly improper was involved with century plus old shooting, and indeed, it may cast Warrens great grandfather in a positive light for some people. However, what it most unequivocally does cast doubt on is Warrens reliability as a narrator of her family history. To that end, it is likely to be used by the Scott Brown campaign as another piece of evidence that Warren has been falsifying her history, and is generally untrustworthy.
(Excerpt) Read more at theblaze.com ...
"I have high cheek bones...and my great granddad once shot an indian."
just WOW! can anyone make her admit the truth? that she really is not indian?
Maybe John Crawford was (is?) a vampire, and drank Louis Yaholar’s blood, thus legitimizing Warren’s story.
is this not poetic justice of the highest degree?
The woman is a disgrace. Anyone that would vote for her is a disgrace.
She must have heard only half her mom’s story.
She’s 1/32 Indian KILLER...
According to the article, the Indian was shot but the reporter didn’t know if it was fatal.
It's ok. The left is cool with this. The Indian was a Republican...or at least knew what the word meant.
She must have heard only half her moms story.
Shes 1/32 Indian KILLER...
1) BEST line i’ve seen all week!
2) Both sides were bad to Indians.
one side shot them. the other side ony
herded Indians on the “Trail of Tears”.
thanks, i was actually kind of proud coming up with that one...i can’t stand that phony woman.