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Remembering Sacheen Littlefeather

The Native American actor and activist has died of breast cancer at age 75. She famously rejected an Oscar on Marlon Brando's behalf in 1973 due, in part, to “the treatment of American Indians today by the film industry … on television [and] in movie reruns," and was blacklisted by Hollywood as a result. Here's a look at how she felt about the incident, the Academy's formal apology over her treatment, and her life in activism.

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    The activist has died at age 75

    Sacheen Littlefeather, actor and activist who declined Marlon Brando’s Oscar, dies aged 75

    Sacheen Littlefeather, actor and activist who declined Marlon Brando’s Oscar, dies aged 75

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