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Democratic Presidential Candidates Make Their Pitch To Native American Voters

On Tuesday, 2020 presidential hopefuls will address the first presidential candidates’ forum focused entirely on Native American issues in more than a decade.

Sen. Elizabeth Warren apologized on Monday to the audience at The Frank LaMere Native American Presidential Forum in Sioux City, Iowa, for “mistakes” — a reference to the DNA test she took to try to prove she had Native American heritage after President Trump gave her the nickname "Pocahontas.”

Here & Now‘s Peter O’Dowd speaks with Jourdan Bennett-Begaye (@jourdanbb), Washington Editor for Indian Country Today.

This article was originally published on WBUR.org.

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