SACHEEN

 
Gender: Female
 
Origin: Native American
 
 
Namebearer:
 
SACHEEN LITTLEFATHER, born MARIE LOUISE CRUZ, born 1946 in Salinas, CA, USA; was presenting a "speech on behalf of actor Marlon Brando, for his performance in The Godfather, when he
boycotted the 45th Academy Awards ceremony on March 27, 1973, in protest of the treatment of Native Americans by the film industry. She wore an Apache dress on the occasion."
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sacheen_Littlefeather
 

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