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    Native Oklahoman, Vietnam veteran, sculptor, musician, author, activist. Each of those describes the legendary actor Wes Studi. http://bit.ly/VQRbu2

    A film actor who has found success in both Canada and the United States, Graham Greene (born 1952) is a full-blood Oneida. http://bit.ly/KWl6ev 

    Native American actors have a difficult time breaking through in Hollywood, though some have done so successfully. http://bit.ly/1s7iMls

    Chief Dan George was a chief of the Tsleil-Waututh Nation. He was also an author, poet, and an Academy Award-nominated actor. http://bit.ly/x0SjGY

    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. http://bit.ly/SZPMgL

    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. http://bit.ly/GJbrRj

    Gerald Auger is a National Native Role Model, Entrepreneur and Director/Producer/Writer/Actor. http://bit.ly/LsR9AR

    Jonathan Brewer has a life story very few people share. http://bit.ly/1lODT7c

    Michael Spears is an American actor and a member of the Sicangu Lakota (often called “Sioux”) Lower Brule Tribe of South Dakota. http://bit.ly/1ms34fF

    Floyd Red Crow Westerman was known for years as a renaissance man, for his many talents, dedication and passion. http://bit.ly/Mu0dmy

    Jimmy Herman (Oct 25, 1940 – Sep 13, 2013) was a First Nations actor who appeared in several films, including Dances with Wolves among others. http://bit.ly/QQfeBk

    Gil Birmingham (born July 13, 1953) is an American actor of Comanche ancestry, known for his portrayal of Billy Black in the The Twilight Saga film series. http://bit.ly/RM7sHA 

    Did you know among his numerous awards, Gary Farmer was selected in 2001 for the Taos Mountain Award recognizing lifetime achievements of an outstanding Native film professional? http://bit.ly/wZ7GLV P.S. Can you tell who that is in the photo with Gary?

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