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Re: Obama's Cherokee Heritage
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Greetings! In this INDIAN COUNTRY article,Itlisthis possible Native American heritage to his maternal side.
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Indian Country Today, News Analysis, Gale Courey Toensing, Posted: Dec 24, 2007
Editor's Note: Obama's diverse heritage and his American Indian ancestry may make him an attractive candidate to American Indians. The candidate opposes the dumping of nuclear waste at Yucca Mountain, a sacred site, and co-sponsored the Indian Health Care Improvement Act of 2007.
CHICAGO - Sen. Hillary Clinton's Web site includes veterans, children and women among her top issues.
John Edwards' site lists blacks, Asian-Americans, Pacific Islanders, Latinos, the elderly and young people among his concerns.
Sen. Barack Obama talks about all of the above, but of the three front-running Democratic presidential candidates, he's the only one with a permanent place on his Web site for America's indigenous peoples.
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