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Chief Mass. Dem Skips Harvard Powwow


10:18 AM, May 8, 2012 • By MICHAEL WARREN
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How could Elizabeth Warren, the Democratic Senate candidate in Massachusetts, Harvard law professor, and (as we all know) 1/32 Native American, miss out on Harvard University's 17th annual Powwow? The Boston Herald reports:

The Harvard Law School prof was campaigning on the North Shore last Saturday while Harvard’s Native American Program filled Radcliffe Yard with Native American singers, dancers and drummers.

“The Harvard Powwow ... is a great way to bring local tribes into the Harvard community, acknowledging the ancestral homelands, and show our heritage,”Cesar Alvarez ’13, the incoming president of Native Americans at Harvard College, told the Harvard Gazette.

Warren has said she was previously registered for minority status in order to "get invited to a luncheon" with "people who are like I am."

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