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Native American activist says Trump slur was ‘staged’: ‘He knew what he was doing’

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American Indians in Film and Television, Sonny Skyhawk and Navajo Nation President Russell Begaye (Photo: Screen capture)

by Sarah K. Burris, Raw Story, Nov 28, 2017

The founder of American Indians in Film and Television, Sonny Skyhawk, called out President Donald Trump’s racist attack on Native Americans as staged. Read the rest of this entry

Navajo leaders release statement in response to Trump’s racist remarks

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Trump addresses Navajo veterans in front of portrait of Andrew Jackson, a US president nicknamed “Indian killer.”

By S Nicholson, Revere Press, November 28, 2017

A number of Native American activists and leaders condemned President Donald Trump’s racist comment during a ceremony honoring Navajo veterans of World War II on Monday. Read the rest of this entry

Trump calls Warren ‘Pocahontas’ at event honoring Native American veterans

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U.S. President Donald Trump reacts as he honours Navajo Code Talkers for their contributions during World War Two at the White House in Washington, U.S., November 27, 2017.

by Jordan Fabian, The Hill, Nov 27, 2017

President Trump on Monday referred to Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.) as “Pocahontas” at an event honoring Native American Code Talkers who served in World War II.

“You were here long before any of us were here,” Trump said, standing beneath a portrait of former President Andrew Jackson. “Although we have a representative in Congress who they say was here a long time ago. They call her Pocahontas.” Read the rest of this entry