Crow Indian Tribe

President Barack Obama 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 on Dec. 2, 2011 in Washington, D.C. (credit: Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)

Indian Tribal Elder Who ‘Adopted’ Obama During 2008 Campaign Dies

An elder from Montana’s Crow Indian Tribe whose family ceremoniously adopted then-Sen. Barack Obama during the 2008 presidential race has died.