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Elizabeth Warren Is Over Trump's 'Pocahontas' Slur, Recounts Story of the Real Pocahontas

By Evan Brechtel

Senator Elizabeth Warren didn't hold back in a surprise speech at the National Congress of American Indians on Wednesday. In a rebuttal against Donald Trump's address of her as "Pocahontas," she recounted the life of the real Pocahontas in an effort to better illustrate the President's dismissal of the historical icon and of Native American peoples as a whole.

"I’ve noticed that every time my name comes up, President Trump likes to talk about Pocahontas," said Senator Warren. "So I figured, let’s talk about Pocahontas. Not Pocahontas, the fictional character most Americans know from the movies, but Pocahontas, the Native woman who really lived, and whose real story has been passed down to so many of you through the generations."