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Cherokee, Warren showdown (Faux squaw 'staffers' to meet with real Native Americans?)
Boston Herald ^ | 6/18/12 | Chris Cassidy

Posted on 06/18/2012 5:27:14 PM PDT by Libloather

Cherokee, Warren showdown
Tribe activists find Liz claim ‘offensive’
By Chris Cassidy
Monday, June 18, 2012 - Updated 1 hour ago

Four outraged Cherokee activists who say Elizabeth Warren’s campaign has ignored their emails and phone calls will trek to Boston this week in hopes they can force a meeting with the Democratic Senate candidate over her “offensive” Native American heritage claims.

“It’s almost becoming extremely offensive to us,” said Twila Barnes, a Cherokee genealogist who has researched Warren’s family tree. “We’re trying to get in contact and explain why her behavior hurts us and is offensive, and she totally ignores that. Like we don’t exist.”

Late last night, a Warren campaign official told the Herald that staffers will “connect” and “offer to have staff meet with them.”

**SNIP**

“We would like to see her look at the documentation and admit there’s no Indian ancestry there and then apologize,” Barnes saud.

(Excerpt) Read more at news.bostonherald.com ...


TOPICS: Crime/Corruption; Extended News; Government; News/Current Events; US: Massachusetts
KEYWORDS: cherokee; chiefslingingbull; elizabethwarren; fauxcahontas; massachusetts; scottbrown; squaw; warren
They're honestly ticked off. More at the link.
1 posted on 06/18/2012 5:27:27 PM PDT by Libloather
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To: Libloather

“Sure, chief. Come in and make an appointment with my staff flunkies.”

Then, next day, “I have been responsive to the concerns of my Cherokee cousins.”


2 posted on 06/18/2012 5:32:56 PM PDT by Pearls Before Swine
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To: Libloather

The gift that keeps on giving.


3 posted on 06/18/2012 5:36:04 PM PDT by Brad from Tennessee (A politician can't give you anything he hasn't first stolen from you.)
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To: Libloather

Can it be that Fauxahontas is getting “Swift-canoed”?


4 posted on 06/18/2012 5:42:02 PM PDT by Old Sarge (RIP FReeper Skyraider (1930-2011) - You Are Missed)
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To: Libloather

“extremely offensive to us ... her behavior hurts us and is offensive”

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KMfryetj5A4


5 posted on 06/18/2012 5:43:50 PM PDT by tumblindice (Sic Semper Tyrannis)
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To: Old Sarge
“Swift-canoed”

OK, that was pretty good.

6 posted on 06/18/2012 5:50:02 PM PDT by Libloather (The epitome of civility.)
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To: Libloather

She’s circling the wagons. She’s white.


7 posted on 06/18/2012 5:52:49 PM PDT by FlingWingFlyer (Free Stuff or Freedom! You Decide 2012.)
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To: Libloather

You know America has gone into the toilet when we can’t name football teams after Indians but we can name DemocRAT politicians after them.


8 posted on 06/18/2012 5:57:15 PM PDT by FlingWingFlyer (Free Stuff or Freedom! You Decide 2012.)
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To: Libloather; Old Sarge
AT FIRST I WAS LIKE

BUT THEN

I LOL'D

9 posted on 06/18/2012 6:15:53 PM PDT by martin_fierro (< |:)~)
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To: Libloather

Watch for the Warren camp to counter with their own “Registered Indian” supporters, who will state, “Who cares about this nonsense? Elizabeth will fight for working class families bla bla bla...”


10 posted on 06/18/2012 6:21:43 PM PDT by martin_fierro (< |:)~)
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To: Libloather

Do they all have high cheekbones?


11 posted on 06/18/2012 6:25:14 PM PDT by bray (Power to We the People)
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To: Libloather

Was reading the posts at The Boston Herald link and one of them referred to her as “Lie-awatha”. Now that right there is a belly funny.....


12 posted on 06/18/2012 6:44:21 PM PDT by tflabo (Truth or tyranny)
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To: Old Sarge

Swift canoed! ROFL


13 posted on 06/18/2012 7:17:30 PM PDT by Blue Eyed White Devil
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To: Libloather
It’s almost becoming extremely offensive to us?

When are you going to begin to start to commence to prepare to be offended?

14 posted on 06/18/2012 7:28:41 PM PDT by YHAOS (you betcha!)
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To: tflabo
Was reading the posts at The Boston Herald link and one of them referred to her as “Lie-awatha”.

I've also heard her called "Crockagawea."

15 posted on 06/18/2012 8:33:05 PM PDT by Nea Wood (When life gets too hard to stand, kneel.)
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To: Nea Wood

Princess Squattopee


16 posted on 06/19/2012 5:57:41 AM PDT by 70th Division (I love my country but fear my government!)
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To: martin_fierro

This "Indian" was really a white guy named Tony Corti, who the environmentalists who made the "Crying Indian" commercial decided was a better match for the part than a "genuine" Indian...

17 posted on 06/19/2012 12:58:25 PM PDT by Kenton
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