Native American

Warren, Trump, and the Question of Native American Identity

February 27, 2018

At a recent White House event held to honor the Navajo Code Talkers, President Trump repeated a slur directed at Senator Elizabeth Warren: “Pocahontas.” A jibe originating during her campaign for the Senate, the term was applied to Senator Warren due to her claim to have Native American ancestry. Since the original attack, Senator Warren’s…

Paul Spruhan