Native Americans in Film

November 19, 2015 Hello! November is Native American Indian Heritage Month. This is the final look at Native Americans in another art form, today it’s film. Here are four who have and are still putting their mark in the film industry.   Irene Bedard She has portrayed many Native American characters in films. If you can recall, she provided the voice for Pocahontas in the 1995 Disney film, Pocahontas. She also appeared in Lakota Woman: Siege at Wounded Knee, Smoke Signals, and Wildflowers. Bedard is known for bringing powerful emotional performances to her characters. Bedard is of Inupiat, Yupik, Inuit, … Continue reading Native Americans in Film