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    47 posts tagged Native Actors

    Oh hi Adam! 

    Rodney Arnold Grant is an American actor. Grant, a Native American, was raised on the Omaha Reservation in Macy, Nebraska.

    Tatanka Means is an accomplished actor from the Oglala Lakota Sioux Nation, Omaha and Navajo Nation. 

    Native Oklahoman, Vietnam veteran, sculptor, musician, author, activist. Each of those describes the legendary actor Wes Studi.

    A film actor who has found success in both Canada and the United States, Graham Greene (born 1952) is a full-blood Oneida. 

    Native American actors have a difficult time breaking through in Hollywood, though some have done so successfully.

    Chief Dan George was a chief of the Tsleil-Waututh Nation. He was also an author, poet, and an Academy Award-nominated actor.

    Who remembers this wolf’s name?

    Adam Beach is a handsome Canadian Saulteaux actor who was raised on the Dog Creek First Nations Reserve with his two brothers.

    Look at those eyes… 

    Jay Silverheels (May 26, 1912 – March 5, 1980) was a Canadian Mohawk First Nations actor. He was well known for his role as Tonto in The Long Ranger.

    Gerald Auger is a National Native Role Model, Entrepreneur and Director/Producer/Writer/Actor.

    Jonathan Brewer has a life story very few people share.

    Michael Spears is an American actor and a member of the Sicangu Lakota (often called “Sioux”) Lower Brule Tribe of South Dakota.

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