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Sacheen Littlefeather accepts apology from Oscars over Godfather protest

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Sacheen Littlefeather honored by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences. She refused an Oscar in 1973 on behalf of Marlon Brando over treatment of Native Americans. She was booed at the 1973 Academy Awards -- the first to be broadcast live around the world. The Academy publicly apologized to her at a moving ceremony in Los Angeles.
2 months ago·Los Angeles, United States

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Native American actress and activist reflects on 1973 Academy Awards protest

Half a century ago, actor and activist Sacheen Littlefeather took the stage in a traditional buckskin dress at the Academy Awards show to decline an Oscar on behalf of Marlon Brando, launching into a speech about the film industry's mistreatment of Native Americans.

2 months ago·United Kingdom
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Sacheen Littlefeather receives apology at Academy event 49 years after Marlon Brando's Oscars protest

Sacheen Littlefeather, the Native American activist who endured decades of harassment after declining Marlon Brando's best actor prize at the 1973 Oscars ceremony, received a formal apology from the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences (AMPAS) at an event on Saturday.

2 months ago·Canada
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Sacheen Littlefeather accepts apology from Academy over treatment at 1973 Oscars

Actor and activist took a political stand at the 1973 ceremony on behalf of Marlon Brando

2 months ago·London, United Kingdom
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Sacheen Littlefeather accepts Academy's apology, 50 years on from Oscars booing

The activist and actress was honoured with her own evening as part of the acknowledgement and apology (Picture: AP/Getty)Sacheen Littlefeather has formally accepted The Academy’s apology after being heckled at the 1973 Oscars while protesting Native American mistreatment.The 75-year-old actress and civil rights activist was booed at the awards ceremony when she spoke to refuse an Oscar on behalf of Marlon Brando, who had won the best actor gong …

2 months ago·London, United Kingdom
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Sacheen Littlefeather accepts apology from Oscars over Godfather protest

In 1973 she was humiliated after turning down an Oscar on behalf of Marlon Brando and attacking Hollywood's abuse of Native Americans.

2 months ago·United Kingdom
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Native American activist reflects on 1973 Oscar protest

Half a century ago, actor and activist Sacheen Littlefeather took the stage in a traditional buckskin dress at the Academy Awards show to decline an Oscar on behalf of Marlon Brando, launching into a speech about the film industry's mistreatment of Native Americans.

2 months ago
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