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Watch Obama Dance With Native American Children In Alaska

Posted By Paul G September 3rd, 2015 Last Updated on: November 1st, 2018

At the Dillingham Middle School, President Obama was treated to a youth cultural dance performance. Obama jumped up and danced with the children during the last song.

The President of the United States rose with a smile and told the children “I've been practicing!”

From ABC News:

Following the dance, Obama made a few remarks to the audience.

“I've got to make sure I bring Michelle and the girls back,” Obama said to applause. “In the meantime we are going to enjoy the fish you gave us. I already had some for lunch. It was really good.”

The president said he was “so happy to be here.

“The young people here especially, I'm very proud of you. Keep up your traditions even as you go out into the big world, and learn and bring back the knowledge that's going to help to build this community,” Obama added. “We're very very proud of all of you.”

“Thanks to all the kids for the great dancing,” said Obama, who then took a group picture with the kids, in front of a sign that read “Camai President Obama.” Camai is a native Alaskan greeting. After getting a picture, Obama greeted the kid dancers, hugging a few of them and thanking them.

 


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Lorene Betone

Wow, Obama dancing with the Native American children in Alaska, I don’t recall any president dancing with children. He was a good president who respect other cultures

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