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Tue Feb 12, 2019, 05:25 PM

Elizabeth Warren gets standing ovation at Native American conference

From the article:
"Warren received a standing ovation from tribal leaders and other Native attendees as she approached the stage."
And:
Warren "was warmly welcomed at Tuesday’s event. She could barely make it through the crowd of about 150 people as she was trying to leave, with attendees swarming her for photos and hugs by the door."

Newly elected Native American Congressperson Deb Haaland in introducing Warren:
“Indian Country needs strong allies like Elizabeth Warren, whose unwavering commitment to Native communities and Native American women and children is needed in this political era.”


https://www.huffingtonpost.com/entry/elizabeth-warren-native-american-conference_us_5c62ed73e4b00ba63e4ae657



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Bradshaw3 Feb 2019 OP
malaise Feb 2019 #1
Bradshaw3 Feb 2019 #5
malaise Feb 2019 #8
lunatica Feb 2019 #35
no_hypocrisy Feb 2019 #2
Hekate Feb 2019 #6
klook Feb 2019 #9
DURHAM D Feb 2019 #12
calimary Feb 2019 #24
malaise Feb 2019 #44
yuiyoshida Feb 2019 #40
sheshe2 Feb 2019 #53
dlk Feb 2019 #3
Wellstone ruled Feb 2019 #4
Bradshaw3 Feb 2019 #7
Wellstone ruled Feb 2019 #13
Omaha Steve Feb 2019 #19
progressoid Feb 2019 #21
pazzyanne Feb 2019 #51
DURHAM D Feb 2019 #10
crazytown Feb 2019 #30
Caliman73 Feb 2019 #33
Doreen Feb 2019 #60
Glimmer of Hope Feb 2019 #11
pdsimdars Feb 2019 #14
mjvpi Feb 2019 #46
lillypaddle Feb 2019 #15
SunSeeker Feb 2019 #16
Cha Feb 2019 #17
Bradshaw3 Feb 2019 #28
not fooled Feb 2019 #18
pazzyanne Feb 2019 #52
leftofcool Feb 2019 #56
ZeroSomeBrains Feb 2019 #20
gratuitous Feb 2019 #23
Caliman73 Feb 2019 #37
ProudProgressiveNow Feb 2019 #22
burrowowl Feb 2019 #50
peggysue2 Feb 2019 #25
mysteryowl Feb 2019 #26
mountain grammy Feb 2019 #27
nolabear Feb 2019 #29
catbyte Feb 2019 #31
Bradshaw3 Feb 2019 #32
Gothmog Feb 2019 #34
ismnotwasm Feb 2019 #36
McKim Feb 2019 #38
notinkansas Feb 2019 #58
mcar Feb 2019 #39
Cryptoad Feb 2019 #41
Irishxs Feb 2019 #42
McCamy Taylor Feb 2019 #43
srobertss Feb 2019 #45
LibDemAlways Feb 2019 #62
srobertss Feb 2019 #64
zentrum Feb 2019 #47
Bradshaw3 Feb 2019 #48
maxrandb Feb 2019 #49
Bayard Feb 2019 #54
malaise Feb 2019 #59
whathehell Feb 2019 #55
PufPuf23 Feb 2019 #57
Doreen Feb 2019 #61
suffragette Feb 2019 #63

Response to Bradshaw3 (Original post)

Tue Feb 12, 2019, 05:27 PM

1. Get thee to the greatest page

Love it

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Response to malaise (Reply #1)

Tue Feb 12, 2019, 05:29 PM

5. Thank you

Let's listen to Native American voices about her, not RW talking points.

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Response to Bradshaw3 (Reply #5)

Tue Feb 12, 2019, 05:32 PM

8. The Con is going to regret the day he took her on

or as she says he may not be a free man by 2020 - has he stopped the attacks since her comment.

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Response to Bradshaw3 (Reply #5)

Tue Feb 12, 2019, 07:23 PM

35. Now that Native Americans are represented in Congress

we will be hearing much more from them. And it will draw Native Americans into the national dialogue.

Way past due! I am proud I voted for both the Native American Congresswomen of New Mexico.

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Response to Bradshaw3 (Original post)

Tue Feb 12, 2019, 05:27 PM

2. Know what? I don't know another candidate who would better advocate

for the rights of Native Americans.

It's not what's in your DNA. It's what's in your heart.

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Response to no_hypocrisy (Reply #2)

Tue Feb 12, 2019, 05:29 PM

6. Amen

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Response to no_hypocrisy (Reply #2)

Tue Feb 12, 2019, 05:35 PM

9. Well said, and I agree. (nt)

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Response to no_hypocrisy (Reply #2)

Tue Feb 12, 2019, 05:38 PM

12. Thank you for this -

It's not what's in your DNA. It's what's in your heart.

Hope Warren's campaign sees your post.

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Response to no_hypocrisy (Reply #2)

Tue Feb 12, 2019, 06:48 PM

24. EXCELLENT campaign slogan, no_hypocrisy!

I hope this idea finds its way to her campaign.

Well worth repeating in many different situations:


"It's not what's in your DNA. It's what's in your heart."

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Response to calimary (Reply #24)

Tue Feb 12, 2019, 08:20 PM

44. It's brilliant

Hope someone sends it to her

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Response to no_hypocrisy (Reply #2)

Tue Feb 12, 2019, 07:37 PM

40. This!

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Response to no_hypocrisy (Reply #2)

Tue Feb 12, 2019, 09:40 PM

53. This.

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Response to Bradshaw3 (Original post)

Tue Feb 12, 2019, 05:28 PM

3. Good for Her!

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Response to Bradshaw3 (Original post)

Tue Feb 12, 2019, 05:29 PM

4. Wow,what a group photo.

So now maybe MSM can move on to some other False Narrative,and stop Parroting Trump's BS.

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Response to Wellstone ruled (Reply #4)

Tue Feb 12, 2019, 05:30 PM

7. Well said

That goes for some on here too.

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Response to Bradshaw3 (Reply #7)

Tue Feb 12, 2019, 05:41 PM

13. Native Peoples have a true understanding

of what the real World is all about and I have learned through life,they are more tolerant of ones true screw ups or true intentions go awry.

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Response to Wellstone ruled (Reply #4)

Tue Feb 12, 2019, 06:20 PM

19. This one?


?ops=scalefit_720_noupscale

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Response to Omaha Steve (Reply #19)

Tue Feb 12, 2019, 06:27 PM

21. Lovely.

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Response to Omaha Steve (Reply #19)

Tue Feb 12, 2019, 09:25 PM

51. Love this photo of beautiful and involved women!

Warriors every one!

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Response to Bradshaw3 (Original post)

Tue Feb 12, 2019, 05:36 PM

10. Wow.

Love this. They get it. Why is it always up to the women to get things right?

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Response to DURHAM D (Reply #10)

Tue Feb 12, 2019, 07:05 PM

30. A picture says a thousand words

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Response to DURHAM D (Reply #10)

Tue Feb 12, 2019, 07:22 PM

33. Women have to navigate the world differently than men.

Kind of how minorities have to navigate the world differently than White people do. I am not a woman but I am a minority and have been in situations where my race put me into danger that would not likely befall the average White person. Having grown up around some pretty strong and assertive women, I learned that women's survival, health, and safety are precarious as a sole result of their womanhood in many situations.

When your survival depends on viewing the world through a much wider, but at the same time, more focused lens, you start to really see the world as it is, not as you would like it to be. You see not only your own challenges, but the challenges of other people.


That is why I think it is usually up to women to get things right. They actually have the capacity to get things right. Not to say that men never have the capacity to get things right or do the right thing, but when you have the privilege of messing up and not receiving significant consequences for messing up, you tend to become over confident in your abilities.

Anyway, my two cents. As a man, I would not mind seeing a world where women assume political power. I don't think men's lives would change all that much, except we'd have to stop acting like assholes.

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Response to Caliman73 (Reply #33)

Wed Feb 13, 2019, 11:59 AM

60. Your statement about a wider but

more focused lens just describes it beautifully.

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Response to Bradshaw3 (Original post)

Tue Feb 12, 2019, 05:36 PM

11. That is so sweet!

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Response to Bradshaw3 (Original post)

Tue Feb 12, 2019, 05:46 PM

14. I emailed Warren

 

In the email I said all she needs to say is that while growing up, the family kept talking about their Indian heritage. She was proud of it and wanted to acknowledge that. She wanted to stand up for the minority by embracing it. That's all.

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Response to pdsimdars (Reply #14)

Tue Feb 12, 2019, 08:39 PM

46. Spot on.

I accepted what my parents and grandparents told me when I was growing up. She was bold enough to actually find out and truthful enough to tell the world what she found out.

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Response to Bradshaw3 (Original post)

Tue Feb 12, 2019, 05:49 PM

15. That's great

and reassuring. Wish the crowd had been larger, but it's still wonderful.

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Response to Bradshaw3 (Original post)

Tue Feb 12, 2019, 05:52 PM

16. K & R

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Response to Bradshaw3 (Original post)

Tue Feb 12, 2019, 05:52 PM

17. Awesome.. 'cause I think

that "controversary" is BullShit.

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Response to Cha (Reply #17)

Tue Feb 12, 2019, 07:00 PM

28. I agree and thank you n/t

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Response to Bradshaw3 (Original post)

Tue Feb 12, 2019, 06:19 PM

18. Tribal leaders and attendees thereby demonstrating

infinitely more common sense and political intelligence than corporate media outlets that devote airtime to attempting to stir up controversy and create distractions from her message.


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Response to not fooled (Reply #18)

Tue Feb 12, 2019, 09:28 PM

52. Amen!

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Response to not fooled (Reply #18)

Wed Feb 13, 2019, 12:56 AM

56. Sort of like what happened to Hillary

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Response to Bradshaw3 (Original post)

Tue Feb 12, 2019, 06:22 PM

20. I thought that Warren was hated by Native Americans

If you listened to the mainstream press you would've thought that Senator Warren is hated by Tribal leaders. Maybe that's not so then. She is still my top choice as of now for President.

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Response to ZeroSomeBrains (Reply #20)

Tue Feb 12, 2019, 06:48 PM

23. Yeah, isn't that weird?

I wonder if they'll set the record straight by extensively covering this?



Yeah, I know.

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Response to ZeroSomeBrains (Reply #20)

Tue Feb 12, 2019, 07:29 PM

37. I think there are some in the Cherokee Nation that do not like her...

but from what has been said about some of the leaders of the Cherokee Nation, it seems more political than actual about the alleged cultural appropriation. I remember reading somewhere that the Cherokee leadership is aligned with right wingers and Trump, so naturally they will jump on a progressive person for any controversy involving Native heritage.

Native Americans are not a monolith as with any other group of people. There are hundreds and hundreds of bands, tribes, nations, and groups all of whom have their own political stances, agendas, and alliances.

It is encouraging to see those leaders embracing Warren. I think Warren is a very good person and her policy stances seem to be for the good of all non-wealthy people.

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Response to Bradshaw3 (Original post)

Tue Feb 12, 2019, 06:38 PM

22. KR NT

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Response to ProudProgressiveNow (Reply #22)

Tue Feb 12, 2019, 09:17 PM

50. Like the mein covefefe book!

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Response to Bradshaw3 (Original post)

Tue Feb 12, 2019, 06:48 PM

25. Good to hear!

Puts a damper on the nonsense being peddled as Warren's 'Great Sin," which is just another but . . . but her emails moment. We need to stop buying into the right-wing propaganda machine.

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Response to Bradshaw3 (Original post)

Tue Feb 12, 2019, 06:55 PM

26. Fantastic! Spread the word and get this out to M$M

M$M needs to stop the false narrative that she is not liked by the native community.

I had thought all along that she should carry any discussion about the first peoples - proudly.
When called Pocahontas, say, "Thank You!".

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Response to Bradshaw3 (Original post)

Tue Feb 12, 2019, 06:56 PM

27. You go Liz!

Almost makes me want to cry!

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Response to Bradshaw3 (Original post)

Tue Feb 12, 2019, 07:00 PM

29. Happy 100th rec. They have the power to help her help them.

I’ve thought all along that the say should lie with the people. I know there are many tribes and they aren’t homogenous but her policies could help many Native Americans as well as others who’d benefit.

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Response to Bradshaw3 (Original post)

Tue Feb 12, 2019, 07:07 PM

31. This Ojibwe has nothing but respect for her.

So her family history was wrong. So she checked the wrong box on an application 30 years ago. WHO CARES?!? What this is really about is that she's a threat to Wall Street, that she's a threat to the 1%, that she's a threat to the republican party and they're going to use any ratfucking dirty trick to bring her down.

The one thing I'm afraid of is that they won't let this go just like they didn't let go of the lie that Al Gore said that he invented the Internet and this nothing non-issue will doom her candidacy.

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Response to catbyte (Reply #31)

Tue Feb 12, 2019, 07:14 PM

32. You know what would help defeat that narrative?

Strong Native American voices like yours, the women at the conference and others pushing back against that narrative.

This issue really touches me because I grew up with Native Americans, went to powwows and studied their culture and literature in college, and have seen how badly they have been mistreated. This country misses so much by not listening to what Native peoples have to say, especially about the environment.

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Response to Bradshaw3 (Original post)

Tue Feb 12, 2019, 07:22 PM

34. K&R

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Response to Bradshaw3 (Original post)

Tue Feb 12, 2019, 07:26 PM

36. I knew she'd roll past this

Not my first pick, but she’s got enough going to handle a micro-scandal

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Response to Bradshaw3 (Original post)

Tue Feb 12, 2019, 07:30 PM

38. Excellent!

This non issue has been pushed through the media because they don’t want to get her ideas out there, too threatening to corporate! Call this “Native American” issue out every chance you get!
It is so worn out!

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Response to McKim (Reply #38)

Wed Feb 13, 2019, 01:11 AM

58. But with native Americans

embracing her, that strategy is going to backfire. As it should.

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Response to Bradshaw3 (Original post)

Tue Feb 12, 2019, 07:35 PM

39. K&R

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Response to Bradshaw3 (Original post)

Tue Feb 12, 2019, 07:47 PM

41. Aho,,,,,,,

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Response to Bradshaw3 (Original post)

Tue Feb 12, 2019, 07:51 PM

42. Not Covered By Media, I See

Not surprised. They are too busy replaying dtumpf’s rally.

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Response to Irishxs (Reply #42)

Tue Feb 12, 2019, 08:14 PM

43. Warren will be the John and Elizabeth Edwards of the 2020 campaign. Death by 1000 ignores.

When she was running against front runner Clinton the press was all over her. Now that she has a shot, the corporate media will shun her.

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Response to Bradshaw3 (Original post)

Tue Feb 12, 2019, 08:32 PM

45. OK, this cleared out

all the stupid crap. I kept seeing that Texas bar application where she had written Native American in and letting that get to me. It’s so ridiculous because I really like her.

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Response to srobertss (Reply #45)

Wed Feb 13, 2019, 01:51 PM

62. When she indicated she was Native American, she

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was relying on family lore in the days before there was readily available DNA testing. She wouldn't have taken the test if she thought it wouldn't reveal Native American heritage. Those DNA test results surprise a lot of people. She is far from alone.

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Response to LibDemAlways (Reply #62)

Wed Feb 13, 2019, 05:47 PM

64. I think she was well intentioned

but it’s complicated. I worked around a lot of “wannabe” Native Americans who always made me uneasy. They would dance in powwows in full native garb. That was in the 80’s. I don’t think she was doing that, but I still have a complicated response to claiming a heritage that you haven’t lived. I even feel it myself. I’m half Armenian and Im very careful to qualify that I’m only half Armenian. When I’m asked to check race and have only one choice, I check white. If I have multiple choice I also check Asian. But even then I sort of scoff at myself because Armenian Americans went to court in the 20s to get labeled white for immigration purposes. And I poo pooed the notion that we were survivors of the Armenian genocide, because my grandparents escaped before it. When I hit my 40s it finally dawned on me that perhaps I had inherited my grandmother’s hidden grief over the loss of her parents.

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Response to Bradshaw3 (Original post)

Tue Feb 12, 2019, 08:43 PM

47. This gives me hope.

Have always loved Warren. Hope Native Americans will go to campaign stops with her around the country.

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Response to zentrum (Reply #47)

Tue Feb 12, 2019, 08:51 PM

48. The responses on here have given me hope as well

I am happy and really kind of relieved to see the reactions on this thread, including from those who I think support other candidates. This non-issue should not deter people from considering her, and hopefully it won't be used as some way to distract from her accomplishments and goals.

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Response to Bradshaw3 (Original post)

Tue Feb 12, 2019, 08:55 PM

49. This doesn't fit the media narrative dammit

They must pontificate "breathlessly" about how much this native American Warren scandal is going to harm her election chances.

The media demands their pound of flesh. Warren being warmly welcomed like this doesn't fit the media plan.

They want answers dammit because the average voter cares so much more about this than infants in cages

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Response to Bradshaw3 (Original post)

Tue Feb 12, 2019, 11:26 PM

54. "unwavering commitment to Native communities"

This is what's important. Not the stupid bullshit tRump keeps pushing.

I know Warren can't do it, but someone with a megaphone needs to be pointing out tRump's genetics. They are not benign.

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Response to Bayard (Reply #54)

Wed Feb 13, 2019, 09:39 AM

59. Correct is

right

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Response to Bradshaw3 (Original post)

Wed Feb 13, 2019, 12:37 AM

55. Yes!

Great news.

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Response to Bradshaw3 (Original post)

Wed Feb 13, 2019, 01:02 AM

57. Unfortunate that Warren has been pilloried over the NA ancestry

issue when she is likely the best candidate for the Native Americans.

I am in the Warren camp for any ambitions she undertakes. We could do far worse.

Thanks to Congressperson Haaland and her correct spot on statement.

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Response to Bradshaw3 (Original post)

Wed Feb 13, 2019, 12:03 PM

61. So, for some who were putting her down for this Native American issue

like trump and his ilk it just kind of backfired in their faces.

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Response to Bradshaw3 (Original post)

Wed Feb 13, 2019, 02:59 PM

63. This solidarity is beautiful to see. Haaland has consistently supported Warren, just as Warren has

consistantly supported Haaland and critical issues impacting Native Americans.

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