Do you actually believe Liz Warrens claim about being a Cherokee Indian?

Update: She doesn't have a CDIB. she is not a citizen of any of the 3 Cherokee bands, nor of any other tribal community that I have ever heard of. Some of you claim that her "Native American status" assisted her in acquiring a great job, and increasing Harvards "diversity" level. Others claim that... show more She doesn't have a CDIB. she is not a citizen of any of the 3 Cherokee bands, nor of any other tribal community that I have ever heard of. Some of you claim that her "Native American status" assisted her in acquiring a great job, and increasing Harvards "diversity" level. Others claim that the claim was just coincidental and didn't matter anyhow. Isn't it disrespectful to actual Native Americans to claim something you cannot prove? She doesn't even knoe the name of her supposed Native forbear.
Update 2: Our tribes get to say who is or is not a member. We do this thru genealogical research, not DNA tests. Old sarge, if your grandma was a Native woman of full blood degree, she was enrolled in her tribe by her parents and the US govt would have given her the CDIB. No tribe in the country will recognize a DNA test as... show more Our tribes get to say who is or is not a member. We do this thru genealogical research, not DNA tests. Old sarge, if your grandma was a Native woman of full blood degree, she was enrolled in her tribe by her parents and the US govt would have given her the CDIB. No tribe in the country will recognize a DNA test as any sort of proof because they are so inaccurate, and they cannot tell what tribe an individual is supposed to be if they show Native descent.
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