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The Svalbard Global Seed Vault is welcoming new seeds from around the world, including the Cherokee Nation.
Hundreds of children have been removed from their opioid-addicted parents.
The presidential hopeful still has work to do, and demanding she do what’s left is beyond reasonable.
The 2020 presidential contender recently apologized to the Cherokee Nation after she took a DNA test to back up her claims of Native ancestry.
Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.) is saying sorry to the Cherokee Nation after she released a DNA test that showed she had a Native American ancestor.
Being a Cherokee tribal citizen is "rooted in centuries of culture and laws, not through DNA," a spokeswoman for the Cherokee Nation said.
Tribal leaders and Native people say the senator is an ally — and they support her look at her ancestry. But hardly anyone asked them.
By failing to listen to the Native American community, she is playing right into Trump's hands.
Elizabeth Warren isn't the only one leaning on racist ideas about DNA.
"A DNA test is useless to determine tribal citizenship," the Cherokee secretary of state says.