Oscars apology to Native American after 50 years

Sacheen Littlefeather rejected the award on Marlon Brando’s behalf over representation in film. …

“And the reasons for this being the treatment of American Indians today by the film industry and on television in movie re-runs, and also with recent happenings at Wounded Knee,” she said – in reference to a violent stand-off with federal agents at a site of significant importance to the Sioux people.

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