Johnny Depp made honorary member of Comanche tribe
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (KABC) -- Johnny Depp is now an honorary member of a Native American tribe. Tribal leaders from the Comanche Nation in New Mexico presented Depp with a proclamation earlier this month.
According to one tribe member, the tribal chairman presented Depp with a proclamation at her Albuquerque home. She said the Comanche adoption tradition means she now considers Depp her son.
Depp's spokesperson confirms the actor participated in a ceremony, but she declined to give any further details.
Depp is in New Mexcio shooting a film adaptation of "The Lone Ranger." He's playing the ranger's Native American sidekick, Tonto.
The Associated Press contributed to this report.
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