Elizabeth Warren faces more criticism over Indian ancestry claim

Elizabeth Warren, a Democratic candidate for U.S. Senate in Massachusetts, is facing increased criticism over her Native American ancestry claims.

Warren, who grew up in Oklahoma, says her family has Cherokee and Delaware roots. She lacks definitive proof of her heritage but finally acknowledged that she identified herself as Native American when she worked at two Ivy League law schools.

“I think there’s a pattern of deception that is emerging, and she’s showing that she did know and that she did do these things,” David Cornsilk, a member of the Cherokee Nation, told The Boston Herald.

Cornsilk is the co-founder of a group called Cherokees Demand Truth from Elizabeth Warren. The group is also on Facebook.

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