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Native American Activist Sacheen Littlefeather Accepts Oscar On Behalf Of Marlon Brando

Newsweek
Newsweek
In 1973 Marlon Brando boycotted the Oscars. Knowing he was going to win Best Actor, he sent Native American activist Sacheen Littlefeather to accept the award on his behalf a read a speech by him on the terrible mistreatment of Native Americans. Littlefeather was booed and applauded, and did not have enough time to read out the speech.