The Academy Apologizes to Littlefeather for her treatment at the 1973 Oscars after 50 years
She spoke on the Academy Awards stage on behalf Marlon Brando about how Native Americans are portrayed in Hollywood movies.
The Academy of Motion Pictures announced that it will host Sacheen, for an evening of "conversation, healing and celebration" on Sept. 17.
While making announcement, Academy shared a letter sent to Sacheen by David Rubin on June 18
The Academy of Motion Pictures Arts and Sciences issued an apology to Sacheen Littlefeather for the abuse she received nearly 50 year
Littlefeather, stepped on the stage when Brando won the best actor Oscar for The Godfather and showed concern for the depiction of Native Americans.
Sacheen Littlefeather Made History as the Native American Woman who did so.
She gave a 60-second speech in which she said that Brando was unable to receive the honour because of "the treatment of American Indians today by the film industry."
That speech infuriated several audiences along with John Wayne
The Rubin offers deepest Apology for the Action and wrote “suffering of Sacheen Littlefeather was unwarranted & Justified”
Littlefeather, in a statement, said it is "profoundly heartening to see how much has changed since I did not accept the Academy Award 50 years ago."
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