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Poll: Native American Actors

Who is your favorite Native American actor?

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    Will Sampson

    A Native American actor of the Creek Nation.
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    Jay Silverheels

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    Chief Dan George

    Chief Dan George was born with the names Geswanouth Slahoot (which was anglicized as Dan Slaholt) to a tribal chief on Burrard Indian Reserve No. 3 in North Vancouver.
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    Graham Greene

    (Oneida) born in Ohsweken on the Six Nations Reserve in Ontario.
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    Branscombe Richmond

    Aleutian Nation.
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    Danny Trejo

    Yaqui Nation.
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    Cherokee Nation.
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    Sonny Landham

    He is a descendant of the Cherokee and Seminole Nations.
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    Rudy Youngblood

    Comanche, Cree & Yaqui Nations.
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    Wes Studi

    Cherokee Nation.
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    Russell Means

    Russell Means was born an Oglala/Lakota Sioux Indian.
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    Michael Greyeyes

    He is Plains Cree.
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    Mo Brings Plenty

    He is fluent in the Lakota language, culture and traditions.
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    Robert A. Guthrie

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    Floyd 'Red Crow' Westerman

    He was born on the Sisseton-Wahpeton Dakota Sioux reservation in South Dakota.
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    Eddie Little Sky

    Oglala Lakota, born Edsel Wallace Little Sky on the Pine Ridge Indian reservation in South Dakota.
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    Rodney A. Grant

    Is of the Omaha Tribe and was raised on the Omaha Reservation in Nebraska.
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    Michael Spears

    He is a member of the Lakota Sioux Lower Brule Tribe of South Dakota.
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    Buffalo Child

    Buffalo Child is a full-blooded Plains Cree Native American.
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    Adam Beach

    Member of the Ojibwa Nation (Canadian First Nations).
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    Gil Birmingham

    Gil Birmingham is an American actor of Comanche ancestry.
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    Apesanahkwat is an enrolled member of the Menominee Tribe of Wisconsin.
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    Zahn McClarnon

    His father is of Polish and Irish-English ancestry and his mother is of mostly Hunkpapa and Sihasapa Lakota Native American descent.
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    Saginaw Grant

    Saginaw is the Hereditary Chief and a respected member of the Sac and Fox, Iowa and Otoe-Missouria Nations.
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    Gordon Tootoosis

    A Canadian actor of Cree and Stoney descent.
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    Booboo Stewart

    He has Japanese, Chinese, and Korean ancestry on his mother's side along with Scottish, Russian, and Blackfoot ancestry on his father's side.
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    Chief Yowlachie

    Chief Yowlachie was born in Kitsap County, Washington, and later lived with his family on the Yakima Indian Reservation. Although he was not enrolled in the Yakima Nation, his parents John W. Simmons and Lucy Riddle both had Puyallup heritage and owned allotted land on the Yakima reservation.
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    Nathaniel Arcand

    He is Nēhilawē (Plains Cree), from the Alexander First Nation Reserve.
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    Chief John Big Tree

    A member of the Seneca Nation.
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    Val Kilmer

    Val Kilmer is said to be of Cherokee descent on his father's side.
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    Elvis Presley

    Elvis was descended from a woman named Morning White Dove (she was his maternal great-great-great-grandmother two times over). Morning White Dove is believed by some to have been a Cherokee Native American, although it is not clear if documentary evidence exists that she was a Native American. Elvis' character in G.I. Blues (1960) has a Cherokee background.

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