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Academy apologizes to Sacheen Littlefeather over 1973 Marlon Brando Oscar controversy

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The Oscars has apologised to Sacheen Littlefeather, a Native American woman booed off stage nearly 50 years ago.The activist and actress appeared on live TV in 1973 to refuse an Oscar that Marlon Brando won for The Godfather. She will speak about her experience at the Oscars in September 2020.
2 months ago·Los Angeles, United States

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Sacheen Littlefeather: Oscars apologises to actress after 50 years

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

2 months ago·United Kingdom
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Academy Awards apologises to Sacheen Littlefeather for Oscars speech abuse

Nearly 50 years after her speech on behalf of Marlon Brando about depiction of Native Americans, academy apologises for ‘unwarranted and unjustified’ response

2 months ago·London, United Kingdom
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Rejecting Brando's Oscar cost her dearly, but Sacheen Littlefeather is finally getting her apology

Nearly 50 years after Sacheen Littlefeather stood on the Academy Awards stage on behalf of Marlon Brando to speak about the depiction of Indigenous people in Hollywood films, the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences apologized to her for the abuse she endured.

2 months ago·Canada
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Film academy apologizes to Littlefeather for 1973 Oscars

Nearly 50 years after Sacheen Littlefeather stood on the Academy Awards stage on behalf of Marlon Brando to speak about the depiction of Native Americans in Hollywood films, the Academy of Motion Pictures Arts and Sciences apologized to her for the abuse she endured.

2 months ago·Toronto, Canada
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The IndependentThe Independent

Film academy apologizes to Littlefeather for 1973 Oscars

Nearly 50 years after Sacheen Littlefeather stood on the Academy Awards stage on behalf of Marlon Brando to speak about the depiction of Native Americans in Hollywood, the Academy of Motion Pictures Arts and Sciences has apologized to her for the abuse she endured

2 months ago·London, United Kingdom
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Oscars apologize to Sacheen Littlefeather for mocked speech: 'Never thought I'd live to see the day'

The Oscars have finally apologized to Sacheen Littlefeather, the Native American actress and activist who accepted on behalf of Marlon Brando in 1973.

2 months ago·United States
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