Who Was Sacheen Littlefeather and what is the cause of her death?

Sacheen Littlefeather was a Native American actress, model and civil rights activist. She passed away at her home on October 2,2022 at the age of 75.

Over the years , she is experienced serious health issues like lung cancer and internal bleeding.

Sacheen Littlefeather lungs has collapsed at the age of 29.

Marlon Brando won the Academy Award for Best Actor for portraying the mob boss Vito Corleone in ‘The Godfather‘ . She was sent on his behalf in 1973.

She boycotted the ceremony as a protest against Hollywood’s depiction of Native Americans and to draw attention to the standoff at Wounded Knee.

Her speech met with a huge reaction of booing and clapping. She had come up with a 15-page letter but was threatened by a producer to be physically removed and arrested if her speech exceeded 60 seconds.

After 49 years of the incident in June 2022, the Academy Award finally sent an apology statement to her at an event named ‘An Evening with Sacheen Littlefeather‘.She described this apology as a dream come true.