Adam Beach, Handsome Canadian Saulteaux actor he was raised on the Dog Creek First Nations Reserve with his two brothers. A troubled childhood saw his mother killed by a drunk driver, and his alcoholic father drowned only weeks afterward. (...)
Old Bets, a Sioux woman 120 years old, will long be remembered with gratitude by many of the Minnesota Captives for her kindness to them while among the Sioux in 1862. Photo from an Albumen print; Carte-de-visite. William Blackmore Coll. Album 9.
Photo: Quote from the book "Where White Men Fear to Tread", by Russell Means, alluding to a 71-day armed uprising, in 1973, at Wounded Knee. Russell was an Oglala Sioux, and the first National Director of AIM, (American Indian Movement). He was also an actor, and starred in the movie "The Last Mohican". He preferred to be known as an American Indian and not an Native American.
Will Sampson ~ A Native American actor of the Creek Nation, Sampson's "big break" came from his memorable role in One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest opposite Jack Nicholson. He was also starred opposite Clint Eastwood in the western The Outlaw Josey Wales.
Here for your perusal is a one-of-a-kind photograph of White Singer. It was created in 1906 by Edward S. Curtis. The photograph illustrates a Head-and-shoulders portrait of Navajo man, facing slightly right, wearing headband and silver squash blossom necklace.