24 Best Native American Actors
Also known as Kanghi Duta, Floyd Red Crow Westerman was a Sioux Native American born on the Lake Traverse Indian Reservation in South Dakota. When growing up, Westerman had to cut his long, braided hair and was forbidden to speak his native language. After graduating from college and serving for two years in the Marines, Westerman began a successful career as a country-western singer. It wasn’t until 1989 that Westerman began acting in films; his first movie was Renegades.