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  1. Sacheen was born Marie Cruz in Salinas, California. Her mother is French-German-Dutch, and her father was from the White Mountain Apache and Yaqui tribes from Arizona. "Cruz" is her father's recognized tribe name. Sacheen took the name "Sacheen Littlefeather" after high school to reflect her natural heritage.

  2. Aug 16, 2022 · Sacheen Littlefeather appears at the Academy Awards ceremony to announce that Marlon Brando was declining his Oscar as best actor for his role in The Godfather, on March 27, 1973. AP hide caption

  3. Aug 18, 2022 · Academy Apologizes to Sacheen Littlefeather for Mistreatment at 1973 Oscars. Marlon Brando sent her to decline his Best Actor award in protest over Hollywood’s depiction of Native Americans

  4. Aug 15, 2022 · The first time Sacheen Littlefeather encountered the Academy, in 1973, she was booed onstage at the Oscars, heckled with mock ululations and so-called “tomahawk chops” offstage, and threatened ...

  5. Sep 15, 2022 · Sacheen Littlefeather, now 75, received an apology from the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences in June 2022 for the harsh treatment she received after stunning the Academy Awards in 1973 with a speech rejecting the Oscar for best actor on behalf of Marlon Brando. (Photo courtesy of Sacheen Littlefeather)

  6. Sacheen Littlefeather nacida Marie Louise Cruz, [1] (Salinas, California, 14 de noviembre de 1946) es una activista de los derechos civiles de los pueblos indígenas estadounidenses. Es conocida por haber dado un discurso representando al actor Marlon Brando , en la ceremonia de entrega de los premios Óscar el 27 de marzo de 1973, en protesta ...

  7. Sep 19, 2022 · Sacheen Littlefeather, the Native American civil rights activist who declined Marlon Brando’s 1973 Best Actor Oscar on his behalf, discussed that famous night and the Academy of the Motion ...

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