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Sacheen Littlefeather Receives Apology From Academy Nearly 50 Years After Oscars Abuse

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The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences is apologizing to actor and activist Sacheen Littlefeather for the abuse she endured after refusing Marlon Brando’s 1973 Oscar on his behalf.

Littlefeather, now 75, was the first Native American woman to step onto the Academy Awards stage when she declined Brando’s best actor award for “The Godfather” at his behest, using the speech to highlight the film industry’s treatment of Native........

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