Native American

In this Monday, Jan. 8, 2007 photo, Pulitzer Prize-winning writer N. Scott Momaday recites a poem at the inauguration of Oklahoma Gov. Brad Henry at the State Capitol in Oklahoma City.
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July 22, 2019 - 8:58 am
By Dan Sewell, Associated Press CINCINNATI (AP) — A Native American author whose writings have highlighted his indigenous culture is this year's winner of a lifetime achievement award celebrating literature's power to foster peace, social justice and global understanding. Dayton Literary Peace...
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Frederick Douglass
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May 06, 2019 - 9:14 am
By Hillel Italie, AP National Writer NEW YORK (AP) — Frederick Douglass biographer David W. Blight and debut novelist Tommy Orange are among this year's winners of awards handed out by the Society of American Historians. The society announced Monday that Blight's "Frederick Douglass: Prophet of...
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Elizabeth Warren
CNN
February 06, 2019 - 4:00 pm
By Caroline Kelly (CNN) — Massachusetts Sen. Elizabeth Warren listed her race as "American Indian" on a State Bar of Texas registration card in 1986, The Washington Post reported Tuesday. The Post's reporting represents a previously unknown instance of Warren claiming her race as Native American...
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A teenager wearing a "Make America Great Again" hat, center left, stands in front of an elderly Native American singing and playing a drum in Washington.
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January 22, 2019 - 10:21 am
By Jeffrey Collins, Associated Press A group of five black men shouting vulgar insults while protesting centuries of oppression. Dozens of white Catholic high school students visiting Washington for a rally to end abortion. And Native Americans marching to end injustice for indigenous peoples...
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A crowd of teenagers surrounded a Native American elder and other activists and mocked them after Friday's Indigenous Peoples March at the Lincoln Memorial.
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January 21, 2019 - 10:38 pm
By Donie O'Sullivan, CNN Business (CNN) -- Twitter suspended an account on Monday afternoon that helped spread a controversial encounter between a Native American elder and a group of high school students wearing Make America Great Again hats. The account claimed to belong to a California...
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A crowd of teenagers surrounded a Native American elder and other activists and mocked them after Friday's Indigenous Peoples March at the Lincoln Memorial.
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January 21, 2019 - 7:21 am
By David Williams and Emanuella Grinberg (CNN) — A crowd of teenagers surrounded a Native American elder and other activists and appeared to mock them after Friday's Indigenous Peoples March at the Lincoln Memorial. Videos of the confrontation show a smiling young man in a red Make America Great...
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From left, Lauren Underwood D-IL, Ayanna Pressley, D-Mass., and Ilhan Omar D-MN, during the swearing-in ceremony of Congressional Black Caucus members of the 116th Congress at The Warner Theatre in Washington, Thursday, Jan. 3, 2019.
Jose Luis Magana/AP Photo
January 03, 2019 - 1:06 pm
By Lisa Mascaro, AP Congressional Correspondent WASHINGTON (AP) — The House and Senate gaveled into session Thursday swathed in history, returning the first woman to the speaker's office and ushering in a diverse class of Democratic freshman lawmakers ready to confront President Donald Trump in a...
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Senator Elizabeth Warren
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October 16, 2018 - 10:57 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump lashed out at Sen. Elizabeth Warren on Tuesday over DNA test results she released that indicate she has some Native American heritage, saying she is "getting slammed" over the assertion and branded it as a "scam and a lie." Trump called on his potential 2020...
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Senator Elizabeth Warren
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October 16, 2018 - 8:24 am
(CBS News) -- Massachusetts senator and possible presidential hopeful Elizabeth Warren released results of a DNA test she says proves she has some Native American heritage. President Trump has mocked Warren's ancestry claims and derisively referred to her as Pocahontas. The Cherokee Nation has...
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Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-MA) has released a DNA test that supports her claim of having Native American ancestry dating back several generations, according to the Boston Globe.
CNN
October 15, 2018 - 11:24 am
By Allie Malloy, CNN (CNN) -- President Donald Trump claims he "didn't say" that he would pay $1 million to Democratic Sen. Elizabeth Warren for taking DNA test to review her Native American heritage, after she released the results of one on Monday morning. "Who cares?" Trump said when asked about...
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