President Obama Visits Sioux Lands to Honor Native Americans Who Served in U.S. Wars

President Obama and David Archambault II, a leader of the Standing Rock Sioux Tribe, at a tribal ceremony in Cannon Ball, N.D. (Credit: Gabriella Demczuk/The New York Times)

President Obama and David Archambault II, a leader of the Standing Rock Sioux Tribe, at a tribal ceremony in Cannon Ball, N.D. (Credit: Gabriella Demczuk/The New York Times)

Hours after adjourning a tense Oval Office meeting about the Iraq crisisPresident Obama found himself on the ancestral lands of Chief Sitting Bull, taking part in a celebration to honor American Indians who have served in America’s foreign wars. Continue reading