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    "My heritage is American Indian. Cherokee. I’ve been trying to learn as much as I can. It’s an amazing heritage, and amazing culture, what they had going." —Johnny Depp, 1988. Read more http://bit.ly/T0zTBD

    Gordon Tootoosis CM (October 25, 1941 – July 5, 2011) was a Canadian actor. He was of Cree and Stoney descent. He was acclaimed for his commitment to preserving his culture and to telling his people’s stories. Read more http://bit.ly/NzLQju

    Chief Dan George was a chief of the Tsleil-Waututh Nation, a Coast Salish band located on Burrard Inlet in North Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada. He was also an author, poet, and an Academy Award-nominated actor. Read more http://bit.ly/x0SjGY

    Michael Spears is an American actor. Spears was born in Lower Brulé Reservation to Native American parents. He is a member of the Sicangu Lakota (often called “Sioux”) Lower Brule Tribe of South Dakota. Learn more http://bit.ly/RMAp5X

    August Schellenberg (July 25, 1936 - August 15, 2013) was a Canadian-born Métis actor. His ethnicity is Mohawk and Swiss-German. He was trained at the National Theatre School of Canada. Read more http://bit.ly/X2Z67M

    Zahn McClarnon (Standing Rock Sioux) is a Native American actor, who is known for his guest starring roles in various television shows. He grew up in Northern Montana, Nebraska and Wyoming. Read more http://bit.ly/MJbpx9 [Zahn McClarnon & Michael Spears in ‘Into The West’] 

    Jay Silverheels (May 26, 1912 – March 5, 1980) was a Canadian Mohawk First Nations actor. He was well known for his role as Tonto, the faithful American Indian companion of the character, The Lone Ranger in a long-running American television series. Learn more http://bit.ly/ZMKqdv 

    Taylor Daniel Lautner is an American actor, voice actor, model, and martial artist of Ottawa and Potawatomi descent. Lautner is best known for playing Jacob Black in The Twilight Saga film series based on the novels of the same name by Stephenie Meyer. Learn more http://bit.ly/12pUG6v

    Tatanka Means is an award-winning actor, stand-up comedian and motivational speaker from Chinle, Arizona. He represents the Oglala Lakota, Omaha and Navajo Nations. He’s the son of Russell Means. Read more http://bit.ly/18jMKN2

    Eddie Spears (born November 29, 1982) is an American actor. He is a member of the Kul Wicasa Oyate Lakota (often called “Sioux”) Lower Brulé Tribe of South Dakota. Learn more http://bit.ly/No8cRt

    Floyd “Red Crow” Westerman, also known as Kanghi Duta, was a Sioux musician, political activist and actor. After establishing a career as a country music singer, later in his life, he became a leading actor depicting Native Americans in American films and television. Learn more http://bit.ly/K07I3W

    Michael Spears is an American actor. Spears was born in Lower Brulé Reservation to Native American parents. He is a member of the Sicangu Lakota (often called “Sioux”) Lower Brule Tribe of South Dakota. Learn more http://bit.ly/RMAp5X

    Alejandro “Alex” Meraz is an American dancer, actor and martial artist. Meraz played the werewolf named Paul in the film New Moon, the sequel to 2008′s Twilight. Alex claims indigenous Mexican heritage from the P’urhépecha people. Learn more http://bit.ly/S3DD5d

    Will Sampson (September 27, 1933 – June 3, 1987) was an American actor and artist. Sampson, a Native American Muscogee (Creek), was born in Okmulgee, Oklahoma. Sampson’s most notable roles were as “Chief Bromden” in One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest. Learn more http://bit.ly/OHZwKc 

    August Schellenberg (July 25, 1936 - August 15, 2013) was a Canadian-born Métis actor. His ethnicity is Mohawk and Swiss-German. He was trained at the National Theatre School of Canada. Read more http://bit.ly/X2Z67M

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