Everyone seems to have forgotten who started all this - Elizabeth Warren. She falsely claimed to be Cherokee. Call it what you will, but somehow, somewhere, sometime, she did or said something that led the University of Pennsylvania and Harvard Law School to list her as a minority. She says she didn't use the claims to get a job so she thinks it is okay. It isn't. She has assumed an identity and a history as well as tragedies and triumphs that don't belong to her.
What Elizabeth Warren has done is an act of colonization. She has usurped Indigenous identity, just as her ancestors stole the land and resources. It's a hostile act of genocide and it is not okay.
Those are my thoughts for today.
Thanks for reading.
*Thank you to my friend, Barbara Low for helping me find the words I needed to write this post. Her words are in bold.
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