Ward Churchill is an American Indian writer and activist of United Keetoowah Cherokee membership and descent (through his mother) and Creek (undocumented how much, through his father).Not even Ward makes that claim anymore.
From Keshena's bogspot profile:
I am an North American indigenous activist and a revolutionary socialist. I am a member of the Socialist Party USA (Debs Tendency), IWW and Young People's Socialist League. I also stand in solidarity with the following groups: All-African People's Revolutionary Party, All Pakistan Trade Union Federation, Communist Party of Bohemia and Moravia, Communist Party of Cuba, Communist Party of Nepal (Maoist), Communist Party of the Philippines, Communist Party of Spain (Reconstituted), Congress of South African Trade Unions, Freedom Socialist Party, International Marxist Tendency, Irish Republican Socialist Movement, Left Worker-Communist Party of Iraq, North Eastern Federation of Anarchist Communists, Organization of Iranian People's Fedaii Guerrillas, Party of World Revolution, Peace and Freedom Party, Popular Front for the Liberation of Palestine, Radical Women, Scottish Republican Socialist Movement, Seattle Anti-Imperialist Committee, South African Communist Party, Unión del Barrio, United Socialist Party of Venezuela, Worker-Communist Party of Iran, and the Zapatista Army of National Liberation.Communist Party of Bohemia and Moravia. Not sure why, but his list brings to mind the old Emo Phillips routine.