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 Houskanational campaign director for Honor the Earth. She is Ojibwe from Couchiching First Nation.
Mark Trahanteditor of Indian Country Today. He’s a member of the Shoshone-Bannock Tribes.
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.