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Silent Film, All-Native Cast "The Daughter of Dawn" (1920)

Silent Film, All-Native Cast "The Daughter of Dawn" (1920)

Silent Film With All-Native Cast including Wanada Parker, daughter of Chief Quannah Parker. "The Daughter of Dawn", a silent film featuring an all-Native cast came to be made, lost seemingly forever, was discovered nearly a century later (i...

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Buffalo Child Long Lance, Afro Native (1890 - 1932)

Buffalo Child Long Lance, Afro Native (1890 - 1932)

A Brilliant human being, of African, Native Caucasian heritage that taught society, through his ruse, how foolish it is to judge a human being by their ethnicity. Sadly, the culture that Long Lance lived in was not ready for that message. Born Sylv...

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Will Sampson, Muscogee Creek Actor (1933 – 1987)

Will Sampson, Muscogee Creek Actor (1933 – 1987)

Actor Artist Painter Will Sampson, a Muscogee Creek, was born in Okmulgee, Oklahoma. Sampson's most notable roles were as "Chief Bromden" in "One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest" and as "Taylor the Medicine Man" in the hor...

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Willie Stargell, Pro-Baseball Superstar (1940 – 2001)

Willie Stargell, Pro-Baseball Superstar (1940 – 2001)

Wilver Dornell "Willie" Stargell (March 6, 1940 – April 9, 2001), nicknamed "Pops" in the later years of his career was an American professional baseball player of African and Semi...

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The Groovalottos, A Soul-Funk Band of Black Indians

The Groovalottos, A Soul-Funk Band of Black Indians

When selecting a core musical team for the 1st Gathering of the National Congress of Black American Indians, the leadership recognized the need for a group that understood the musical forms that embod...

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Edmonia Lewis, Haitian, Ojibwe Sculptor (1844 – 1907)

Edmonia Lewis, Haitian, Ojibwe Sculptor (1844 – 1907)

Mary Edmonia Lewis (July 4, 1844–September 17, 1907) was a talented American sculptor of African/Haitian and Ojibwe heritage. She is the first credited Black American Indian female sculptor in the U.S...

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