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"

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)

Most memorable moments from award show speeches

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.

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

Sacheen Littlefeather refusing Marlon Brando’s Oscar in his behalf to make a political statement decrying the stereotyping of Native Americans in movies and TV - March 5, 1973 -

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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.

Sacheen Littlefeather holds a written statement from actor Marlon Brando refusing his Best Actor Oscar on stage at the Academy Awards on March 27, 1973 in Los Angeles, California. Description from nyooztrend.com. I searched for this on bing.com/images

Sacheen Littlefeather holds a written statement from actor Marlon Brando refusing his Best Actor Oscar on stage at the Academy Awards on March 27, 1973 in Los Angeles, California. Description from nyooztrend.com. I searched for this on bing.com/images

Sacheen Littlefeather | 9 Times the Oscars Got Political - Us Weekly

9 Times the Oscars Got Political

Sacheen Littlefeather | 9 Times the Oscars Got Political - Us Weekly

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Sacheen Littlefeather

Sacheen Littlefeather Such an inspiration! Her and Mary Crow Dog have had a major impact on my views about the plights of NA

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

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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