US actor Johnny Depp waves during the photo session at the press conference on his latest movie, 'Dark Shadow' in Tokyo on May 13, 2012. Depp and film director Tim Burton held the press conference one day after its Japan Premier.
Comanche Nation tribal member LaDonna Harris said Tuesday that the tribal chairman presented Depp with a proclamation at her Albuquerque home on May 16. She says the Comanche adoption tradition means she now considers Depp her son.
Harris says Depp seemed humbled.
His spokeswoman, Jayne Ngo, confirmed the actor participated in a ceremony but declined to give details. Harris says she reached out to the "Dark Shadows" star through a friend who is working as a cultural advisor on the "Lone Ranger" set. Depp stars as "Ranger" sidekick Tonto.
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