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Notables of Native American Background

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  • Glenn Strange (1899 - 1973)
    Glenn Strange (August 16, 1899 – September 20, 1973) was an American actor who mostly appeared in Western films. He is best remembered for playing Frankenstein's monster in three Universal fil...
  • Monte Blue (1887 - 1963)
    Monte Blue (born Gerard Montgomery Bluefeather, January 11, 1887 – February 18, 1963) was a movie actor who began his career as a romantic leading man in the silent film era, and later progres...
  • Robert McDonald Jones, famous Choctaw (1808 - 1872)
    Robert McDonald Jones (October 1, 1808 - February 22, 1872) was a member of the Choctaw Nation, Pro-Tempore of the Choctaw Senate, and prominent Confederate politician. He was born in Mississippi and...
  • Winona Laduke
    From Wikipedia (English) : Winona LaDuke (born 1959) is an American Indian activist, environmentalist, economist, and writer of Anishinaabe background on her father's side and Jewish background on he...
  • Oscar Pettiford (1922 - 1960)
    Pettiford was born at Okmulgee, Oklahoma; his mother was Choctaw and his father was half Cherokee and half African American.[1] He grew up playing in the family band in which he sang and danced bef...

What is a "notable?". "worthy of notice"; that is, "significant, interesting, or unusual enough to deserve attention or to be recorded". Notable in the sense of being "famous", or "popular"—although not irrelevant—is secondary.

So let's celebrate our indigenous peoples (American Indian, First Nations, Aleuts, Caribbean Islands, Central and South American tribal peoples ... ) and their descendants by adding their profiles to this Project.

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