Ward Churchill and race theory
Professor Churchill's obsession with provnig his racial descent (and, perhaps, his opponents' obsession with disproving it) confirms for me that a certain version of multicultural politics is race theory in a new guise. See these previous posts: my The identititarian logic of multiculturalism and Jogo's FrumTeens.com - the lessons for multiculturalism. I'll get back to this topic soon!
Cf United Keetoowah Band of Cherokee Indians in Oklahoma: scroll down for "Final Statement from the United Keetoowah Band of Cherokee Indians Regarding Ward Churchill".