Native American says he tried to ease tensions at Mall

A police car sits at the entrance to Covington Catholic High School in Park Hills, Ky., Saturday. (AP Photo/Bryan Woolston)

A teenager wearing a “Make America Great Again” hat, center left, stands in front of an elderly Native American singing and playing a drum in Washington on Friday. 18. (Survival Media Agency/via AP)

DETROIT — A Native American who was seen in online video being taunted outside the Lincoln Memorial said Sunday he felt compelled to get between two groups with his ceremonial drum to defuse a confrontation.