WASHINGTON, DC - DECEMBER 02: U.S. President Barack Obama (R) embraces his Native American "adoptive parent," Crow Tribe member Sonny Black Eagle of Montana, during his administration's Tribal ... more 
WASHINGTON, DC - DECEMBER 02: U.S. President Barack Obama (R) embraces his Native American "adoptive parent," Crow Tribe member Sonny Black Eagle of Montana, during his administration's Tribal Nations Conference at the Department of Interior December 2, 2011 in Washington, DC. Titled, "Achieving A Brighter Future For Tribal Nations," the day-long conference featured meetings between cabinet secretaries, senior administration officials and leaders invited from all 565 federally recognized American Indian and Alaska Native tribes. (Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images) less 
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