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Crow Nation welcomes Barack Black Eagle
Source: ABC (Australia) ^ | May 20, 2008 | U/A

Posted on 05/19/2008 8:39:08 PM PDT by Fred Nerks

May 20, 2008 - 10:04AM

Democrat Barack Obama has become an honorary member of an American Indian tribe and promised a proactive policy to help tribal people if he wins the White House in November.

The Illinois senator who is leading rival Hillary Clinton in their race for the party's presidential nomination, joined the Crow Nation, a tribe of some 12,100 members in Montana, taking on a native name and honorary parents in a traditional ceremony.

Senator Obama, who would be the first black US president, was "adopted" by Hartford and Mary Black Eagle and given a name which means "one who helps all people of this land".

"I was just adopted into the tribe, so I'm still working on my pronunciation," Senator Obama told a crowd after stumbling over some of the native names.

"I like my new name, Barack Black Eagle," he said.

"That is a good name."

Many in the audience wore traditional feather headdresses and some banged drums ahead of Senator Obama's visit, the first by a presidential candidate to the Crow Nation.

Senator Obama held rallies throughout Montana, which holds its primary election on June 3.

The state is home to some 60,000 American Indians, making them a key swing vote, according to Crow Nation spokesman Dale Old Horn.

Senator Obama said he would appoint a Native American adviser to his senior White House staff if he wins and would work on providing better health care and education to reservations across the country.

"Few have been ignored by Washington for as long as Native Americans, the first Americans," Senator Obama said.

Old Horn said the tribal members related to Senator Obama because of his background.

"His heritage of being poor, of being an outsider, you know those two things are the commonalities that he has with us," he said.

"We've always been treated like outsiders when it comes to government policy. In addition to that, we all grew up poor."


TOPICS: Miscellaneous; US: Montana
KEYWORDS: americanindian; americanindians; crownation; mt2008; obama; obamablackeagle

Black Eagle: Barack Obama at Crow Agency, Montana Photo: Reuters

1 posted on 05/19/2008 8:39:09 PM PDT by Fred Nerks
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To: Fred Nerks

It’s a good thing I just happened to have a bucket nearby.


2 posted on 05/19/2008 8:40:32 PM PDT by hole_n_one
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To: Fred Nerks

Obama grew up poor?


3 posted on 05/19/2008 8:41:11 PM PDT by Hugin (Mecca delenda est!)
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To: Fred Nerks

I can imagine his tribe name: Eagle That Walks.

(So full of crap, he can’t fly...)


4 posted on 05/19/2008 8:44:52 PM PDT by Old Sarge (CTHULHU '08 - I won't settle for a lesser evil any longer!)
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To: Fred Nerks

if he’s a Crow, that makes him the sworn enemy of the Cheyenne and Sioux.


5 posted on 05/19/2008 8:44:53 PM PDT by kms61
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To: Fred Nerks

What a pantload.


6 posted on 05/19/2008 8:47:06 PM PDT by Constitution Day
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To: Hugin

Obama should visit the Colorado Turtle Tribe which seem to be chicano (or xicano as they say it). They participated in the slaughter of bison belonging to their neighbors ranch. Over 30 bison killed in a fence war between a libreal from Austin, TX (Haun) and ranchers in the Fairplay, Colorado area. Note that Colorado is open range and Haun put up fences to keep bison out that were not up to code for fences.


7 posted on 05/19/2008 8:49:54 PM PDT by MtnClimber (Obama pledges to give every typical small town white family a possum sandwich)
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To: Constitution Day
Smells so bad it's burning this guy's eyes:


8 posted on 05/19/2008 8:51:25 PM PDT by Rebelbase (McCain: The Third Bush Term ?)
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To: kms61
if he’s a Crow, that makes him the sworn enemy of the Cheyenne and Sioux.

LOL! You're right, the Crow were always sucking up to whites, being scouts with the U.S. Army fighting against the Cheyenne and Sioux. Plus wasn't Hoover honored this way too? I recall seeing a picture of him posing with a headress on.

9 posted on 05/19/2008 8:52:05 PM PDT by Inyo-Mono (If you don't want people to get your goat, don't tell them where it's tied.)
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To: Fred Nerks



10 posted on 05/19/2008 8:54:53 PM PDT by Liberty Valance (Keep a simple manner for a happy life)
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To: Liberty Valance

Actually, there was a minor error in the translation: the correct name is Barack Eating Crow.


11 posted on 05/19/2008 8:59:40 PM PDT by genefromjersey (So much to flame;so little time !)
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To: hole_n_one

So, Obama stumbles over a few native names, no big deal. George W. Bush could stumble over an unfamiliar name and the MSM would say that would be because he is stupid. Got an extra bucket for me?;)


12 posted on 05/19/2008 9:00:14 PM PDT by Frank_2001
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To: Fred Nerks

Funny, I had always regarded the Crow as intelligent people. Wrong again.


13 posted on 05/19/2008 9:05:24 PM PDT by ottbmare
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To: ottbmare

the crow nation welcomed obama in montana with gifts for his family. his new native american name is barack black eagle.

14 posted on 05/19/2008 9:15:22 PM PDT by Fred Nerks (FAIR DINKUM!)
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To: ottbmare

>>intelligent people. Wrong again.

True story from the late 1950s told by a rancher friend in western Utah. There was an older Indian man who rode on horseback into the rancher’s small town once every month or so for supplies. His wife would always walk behind. They would load up the horse; he would climb back up, and the two would head off for the long journey back to the hills. Once, the rancher asked the man why his poor wife didn’t get a chance to ride; “She no have horse” was the answer.


15 posted on 05/19/2008 9:23:10 PM PDT by QBFimi2 (Ve are the New World Order; ve bring to the world dis-order. Spike Jones, 1943.)
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To: Fred Nerks
Here are some candidates for the American Indian advisor position. I know a couple of them, one of whom told me that he was being considered for a high-level position in the Obama administration.
16 posted on 05/19/2008 9:23:33 PM PDT by AZLiberty (Wipe the national hard drive and reinstall the Constitution.)
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To: Fred Nerks

“I like my new name, Barack Hussein Muhammed Black Eagle,” he said.


17 posted on 05/19/2008 9:33:16 PM PDT by matthew fuller (Alleged Rev./Marine Wright is BHO's "designated drunk" to hide Ayers/Dorhn.)
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To: Fred Nerks

Apparently the Crow didn’t get the memo stating that you can’t mention ‘black’ anything when talking about Obama. But, then again, the Crow fall into that protected group of folks that don’t get in trouble for using words.


18 posted on 05/19/2008 9:43:18 PM PDT by JustaDumbBlonde ("When the government fears the people there is liberty ... " Thomas Jefferson)
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To: Fred Nerks; Hugin; hole_n_one

I am blood-brother with the Crow, but not to the muzzie-Osama. My Crow name is secret - I don’t need the feds, again ........... FRegards


19 posted on 05/19/2008 9:47:00 PM PDT by gonzo ( What Part Of "Shall Not Be Infringed" does anyone have a problem with? The USSC will soon wonder ..)
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To: Fred Nerks; potlatch; PhilDragoo; devolve

Obama: Black is my middle name.


20 posted on 05/19/2008 9:51:06 PM PDT by ntnychik
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To: Fred Nerks

Was Ward Churchill anywhere around?


21 posted on 05/19/2008 9:51:43 PM PDT by Rocky
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To: Fred Nerks
It's a perfect place for a big government socialist to pander for votes. Many natives live from government check to government check. The ultimate in a population completely dependent on government largess. The government buys their votes every month.

Black Eagle? More like Black Buzzard.

22 posted on 05/19/2008 10:28:01 PM PDT by Myrddin
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To: Myrddin

He better not go anywhere near the Black Feet Tribe. Heap Bad Medicine...


23 posted on 05/19/2008 10:34:21 PM PDT by BooBoo1000 (Some times I wake up grumpy, other times I let her sleep/)
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To: Fred Nerks

Barack has completely abandoned his white eagle raising.


24 posted on 05/19/2008 10:55:51 PM PDT by Tex Pete (Obama for Change: from our pockets, our piggy banks, and our couch cushions!)
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To: BooBoo1000
He better stay away from our local reservation as well. It's a dangerous place. Drive-by shootings, murders and a mass suicide (8 by hanging). This stuff doesn't make the news. The local gang task force officer shared that info last Friday. The local tribe doesn't want that kind of publicity. It would hurt business at the casino.
25 posted on 05/19/2008 11:11:00 PM PDT by Myrddin
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To: Liberty Valance

The Fugawi tribe?


26 posted on 05/19/2008 11:32:35 PM PDT by Jeff Chandler (This tagline has been banned or suspended.)
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To: Inyo-Mono

I think that was Coolidge.


27 posted on 05/19/2008 11:56:13 PM PDT by kms61
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To: Fred Nerks
I was thinking more along the lines of Barack Black Pussy.

Mods: For clarification I am using this term as a wuss and crybaby not in a sexual way.

28 posted on 05/20/2008 2:23:28 AM PDT by Abbeville Conservative (I'm a conservative first. Republican second.)
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To: Fred Nerks

I believe that should be “Walking Eagle” — so full of shiite he can’t fly, as the old joke has it.


29 posted on 05/20/2008 3:55:47 AM PDT by Maceman (If you're not getting a tax cut, you're getting a pay cut.)
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To: genefromjersey

I wonder if they will make M.O. an honorary memmber of a the “Slap-A-Honkey” tribe.?????

Hell B.O. is a crow, oh I mean a empty suited scare crow, full of empty meaningless rhetoric.

Funny how B.O. is telling the folks up in Oregon what type of cars to drive and how much they can ear.

I may estimation it’s just down right marxism/commie hyperbole.

B.O. is a fool, who could not make it as an (affirmaitve action) directed Shoe Shine Boy.

Just Words,
NSNR


30 posted on 05/20/2008 4:06:14 AM PDT by No Surrender No Retreat (Xin Loi My Boy!!!!)
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To: Fred Nerks

Ignored??? Obama should check the budget for the dollars distributed to the Tribes every year.


31 posted on 05/20/2008 5:23:55 AM PDT by Sacajaweau ("The Cracker" will be renamed "The Crapper")
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To: Myrddin
Hey Myrddin, nice of you to answer to my post. How is the Casino doing, I have always wondered if a Casino would fly in Browning. I live in Las Vegas, and all of the Casino's are having a slow time.Of course it is the start of the warm season here , set a new record 108 degrees, but still the Casino's are all talking about the lack of play. Have a great day, and keep your powder dry.. BooBoo
32 posted on 05/20/2008 11:11:33 AM PDT by BooBoo1000 (Some times I wake up grumpy, other times I let her sleep/)
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To: ntnychik

Thankfully he didn’t get “bald Eagle”.

‘shi!!ing bull’ would have been ideal.


33 posted on 05/20/2008 1:11:38 PM PDT by potlatch
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To: Fred Nerks

Obama, Chief Walking Eagle

so full of !@#$ he can’t fly!


34 posted on 05/20/2008 1:35:42 PM PDT by MD_Willington_1976
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