SACHEEN-LITTLEFEATHER accepted the best actor award for Marlon Brando in the Godfather. Brando had boycotted the Oscar's due to the treatment of native Americans by Hollywood.

Catching up with Sacheen Littlefeather, 40 years after her controversial brush with Oscar history

1973 Oscars: Sacheen Littlefeather reads speech from Marlon Brando, refusing his Oscar for Best Actor 1972 for "The Godfather"

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Sasheen Littlefeather who accepted Marlon Brando's Oscar in 1973. Brando was protesting against the mistreatment of Native Americans in the USA, including at Wounded Knee II. To read about that protest led by Russell Means, read my post here http://traditionalnativehealing.com/wounded-knee-ii-fight-for-the-native-rights

Sasheen Littlefeather who accepted Marlon Brando's Oscar in Brando was protesting against the mistreatment of Native Americans in the USA, including at Wounded Knee II.

Marlon Brando, The Godfather, 1972 (Refused his Oscar because of the mistreatment of American Indians, sent "Sacheen Littlefeather" in his place)

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Sacheen Littlefeather holds up a statement that she read to the press March at the Academy Awards ceremony in Los Angeles on behalf of Marlon Brando.

1973: Sacheen Littlefeather declines Marlon Brando’s Oscar

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Sacheen Littlefeather holds a written statement from actor Marlon Brando refusing his Best.

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Sacheen Littlefeather, on Marlin Brando's behalf, in a heart felt speech refused to accept the Academy Award for Best Actor for The Godfather, as a way to protest the ongoing siege at Wounded Knee and Hollywood and television's misrepresentation of Americ

Sacheen Littlefeather getting booed and then applauded at the Academy Awards in 1973. Marlon contacted AIM about providing a person to accept his Oscar for "The Godfather" as a way to protest the ongoing siege at Wounded Knee, SD.

43 years later, Native American activist Sacheen Littlefeather reflects on rejecting Marlon Brando’s Oscar

Sacheen Littlefeather, refusing the 1973 Best Actor Oscar on behalf of Marlon Brando (The Godfather). Brando was protesting the entertainment industry’s depiction of Native Americans in film and television, as well as what were then the recent events at Wounded Knee.

Sacheen Littlefeather, refusing the 1973 Best Actor Oscar on behalf of Marlon (The Godfather) Brando for the injustice of native americans have endured

Sacheen Littlefeather speaking for Marlon Brando, during the Siege at Wounded Knee, 1973. He refused to be present to accept the Oscar for "The Godfather" in order to draw attention to the crisis at Pine Ridge Reservation. Video here:  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2QUacU0I4yU

Sacheen Littlefeather speaking for Marlon Brando, during the Siege at Wounded Knee, He refused to be present to accept the Oscar for "The Godfather" in order to draw attention to the crisis at Pine Ridge Reservation.

Sacheen Littlefeather. The woman who gave the Oscar speech in lieu  of Marlon Brando who refused his nomination on behalf of the film’s industry mistreatment of Native Americans.

Marlon Brando's Protest at the 1973 Academy Awards

Sacheen Littlefeather is a Native American activist who donned Apache dress and presented a speech on behalf of actor Marlon Brando at the Academy Awards ceremony, in protest of the treatment of Native Americans by the film industry.

Marlon Brando's Oscars Rep Sacheen Littlefeather: 'Memba Her?!

Marlon Brando's Oscars Rep Sacheen Littlefeather: 'Memba Her?

Catching up with Sacheen Littlefeather, 40 years after her controversial brush with Oscar history

Catching up with Sacheen Littlefeather, 40 years after her controversial brush with Oscar history

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