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Notables of Native American Background

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  • William Apess (1798 - 1839)
    Pequot Indian Descent. William Apess was an ordained Methodist minister, writer, and activist of mixed-race, who was a political and religious leader in Massachusetts.
  • Richard Dean Anderson
    Richard Dean Anderson (born January 23, 1950) is an American television and film actor, television producer and composer. He began his television career in 1976 as Dr. Jeff Webber in the American soap ...
  • David Midthunder
    David Midthunder is an American actor and filmmaker. He is best known for his work on television shows Westworld and Longmire and for his appearances in films like Transformers: Age of Extinction . H...
  • Amber Midthunder
    Amber Midthunder is an American actor and filmmaker. She is best known for her main role in the FX series Legion , as well as appearances in Longmire and Banshee . Her paternal ancestry is Norwegian ...
  • Shealah Craighead
    Shealah Craighead is an American government photographer currently serving as the Chief Official White House Photographer for President Donald Trump. Craighead previously served official photographer t...

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.

Profiles must be set to "public."

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