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VIDEO- Native American Panelists Respond to Elizabeth Warren’s DNA Test

In a Democracy Now! news segment, a roundtable discussion is provided to further analyze the implications of Senator Warren’s DNA test. Commentary  and criticisms are offered by Native American panelists concerning Senator Warren’s use of the DNA test as a way to gain political favor and in doing so, inadvertently perpetuating negative Native American stereotypes.


  • Tara Houska

    national campaign director for Honor the Earth. She is Ojibwe from Couchiching First Nation.
  • Mark Trahant

    editor of Indian Country Today. He’s a member of the Shoshone-Bannock Tribes.
  • Gyasi Ross

    author, speaker, lawyer and storyteller. He is a member of the Blackfeet Nation and host of the podcast Breakdances with Wolves.

    Click this LINK to watch the video.
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