Let's shed some light on the validity of Warrens DNA test:
"According to a report by the Boston Globe, there is no Native American DNA available for genetic testing "because Native American leaders have asked tribal members not to participate in genetic databases." (RELATED: Boston Globe Issues Major Correction On Liz Warren's Ancestry Claims)
Therefore, in order to test for Native American ancestry, genetic researchers have to use samples from other parts of the world.
Carlos D. Bustamante, a Stanford University professor, used samples from Mexico, Peru, and Colombia to attempt to calculate how much Native American ancestry is in Warren's DNA.
"To make up for the dearth of Native American DNA, Bustamante used samples from Mexico, Peru, and Colombia to stand in for Native American. That's because scientists believe that the groups Americans refer to as Native American came to this land via the Bering Strait about 12,000 years ago and settled in what's now America but also migrated further south," the Boston Globe explained.
According to the American Indian and Alaska Native Genetics Resource Center, no DNA test can "prove" that someone is American Indian because there are no unique genes."