First Nations & Native American Celebs

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Ashley Callingbull
Actress, Blackstone
Ashley Callingbull is a Cree First Nations woman from Enoch Cree Nation, Alberta. She appears in the Gemini award winning television series Blackstone. Ashley is also featured in CBC's 8th Fire Series and the Catch The Dream series. The loss of some very close family members have led Ashley to support the Stollery Children's Hospital...
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Martin Sensmeier
Martin Sensmeier is an American Actor and is of Tlingit, Koyukon-Athabascan, and Irish descent. He was raised in a Tlingit Coastal Community in Southeast Alaska and grew up learning and participating in the traditions of his Tribes. He is also an ambassador for The Native Wellness Institute, as well as the Boys & Girls Clubs of America...
“ Tlingit & Koyukon-Athabascan Nation ” - NativeFilmEnthusiast
“ Da'naxda'xw Nation ” - NativeFilmEnthusiast
Chaske Spencer
Chaske (pronounced Chess-Kay) Spencer was born in Oklahoma. He lived through his childhood in Montana, Kooskia (pronounced Kooskie), Idaho, Lapwai and Lewiston Idaho. (Lapwai and Lewiston are 20 min apart) He has two younger sisters. His mom is a teacher at a local Alternative High School, and his father is a Counselor at another High School...
“ Lakota, Nez Perce, Cherokee, & Creek Nations ” - NativeFilmEnthusiast
“ Navajo Nation ” - NativeFilmEnthusiast
Bronson Pelletier
Canadian film and television actor, Bronson Pelletier, got his start as the host of popular children's show, "Art Zone". His first big break occurred through his role as Jack Sinclair in Renegadepress, a Canadian series for which he received Gemini and Leo nominations. After filming several episodes for BBC and Discoveries Dinosapien...
“ Cree Nation ” - NativeFilmEnthusiast
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“ Osage, Cherokee, & Lakota Nations ” - NativeFilmEnthusiast
Roseanne Supernault
Actress, Maïna
Roseanne Supernault is a Vancouver based actress originally from East Prairie Metis Settlement. Recognizable from the APTN hit TV Series, "Blackstone," where her haunting performance has garnered her several accolades to date; the historical, pre-contact epic, "Maina," where she plays the title character...
“ Cree & Metis Nations ” - NativeFilmEnthusiast
“ Cherokee Nation ” - NativeFilmEnthusiast
Taysha Fuller
Taysha Fuller was born in Hamilton, Ontario, Canada and grew up on Six Nations Reservation. Taysha is a North American Native. Taysha's mother is Cayuga Nation Wolf Clan, and her father is Mohawk Nation, Turtle Clan. Taysha attended Randolph Academy for the Performing Arts College in Toronto, Ontario...
“ Iroquois (Mohawk & Cayuga) Nation ” - NativeFilmEnthusiast
Jeremy Ray Valdez
Jeremy Ray Valdez has had nearly fifty television and film roles in the last decade. Valdez, recipient of the 2010 Imagen Award for Best Supporting Actor in La Mission, opposite Benjamin Bratt, just completed four feature film projects of which will be premiered in 2013. In addition, he's taking his skills behind the scenes having just produced on his first feature...
“ Anishinabe (Saulteaux) & Cree Nations ” - NativeFilmEnthusiast
Alex Meraz
Alejandro "Alex" Meraz born January 10, 1985 is an American dancer, actor and martial artist. Meraz is best known for playing the werewolf named Paul Lahote in the film The Twilight Saga: New Moon. Alex's first big film was The New World as one of the Powhatan core warriors, inspiring him to continue acting. Thereafter he was in the running for the film Apocalypto but in the end was turned down...
“ Tarascan Nation ” - NativeFilmEnthusiast
Jamie Loy
Actress, Running Deer
Jamie Loy is an American actress known for her role as Elizabeth Canoe in the feature film The Cherokee Word for Water and as Tara in the short Running Deer. Jamie was born in Tahlequah, Oklahoma as the second of three children of James and Annie Loy. She grew up in the country near many small towns and communities in northeastern Oklahoma...
“ Cherokee Nation ” - NativeFilmEnthusiast
Robbie Daymond
Robert Daymond Howard was born on March 11th, 1982, in the town of Chesterfield, Mo. His mother Laura Marks and biological father Robert Niles lived in Warrenton, Missouri in a home on Robbie's grandparent's estate. It was in this small town that Robbie would spend the first twelve years of his life...
“ Blackfeet, Sioux, & Cherokee Nations ” - NativeFilmEnthusiast
“ Anishinabe (Ojibway) Nation ” - NativeFilmEnthusiast
Darrell Dennis
Actor, Saw III
At the age of 17, Darrell Dennis walked into his first professional audition and walked out with the lead role of Brian Potter on the hit CBC drama "Northwood". Since then, Darrell has become a multi- faceted Native American (First Nations) actor, writer, and comedian. As an actor, Darrell has gone from classic theater productions in Shaw's "Arms and the Man"...
“ Secwepemc Nation ” - NativeFilmEnthusiast
Marisa Quintanilla
A dedicated performer, visual artist, & creative producer, Marisa is best known for her role as "Huilen" - a pivotal character in the Box Office hit Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn Part 2. She is a graduate of the esteemed Brown University, and as part of her Ivy League undergraduate experience she had the privilege of training at both the National Theater Institute and the St...
“ "Lipan Apache Nation" ” - NativeFilmEnthusiast
Wesley French
Actor, Cashing In
Wesley French was born on Good Friday April 13th, 1979 in London, Ontario, Canada. He is a member of the Chippewas of the Thames 1st Nation reservation in Southwestern Ontario. He is an actor known for Cashing In (2009-2014), Skinwalkers (2006) and In Einem Wilden Land (Wild Land) (2013). He resides in Toronto, Canada
“ Anishinabe (Chippewa) Nation ” - NativeFilmEnthusiast
Amber Midthunder
Actress, Legion
Amber Midthunder is an American born actress who uncovered a deep love for the art of acting at a very young age. Growing up with an actor father and casting director mother, she began her own on-screen career early in life. Her first speaking role was opposite Alan Arkin in the indie hit Sunshine Cleaning at the age of nine...
“ Lakota Nation ” - NativeFilmEnthusiast
“ Metis Nation ” - NativeFilmEnthusiast
Actress, The Traveler
Shaun Taylor-Corbett
Actor, Hi-5
Before becoming an actor Shaun earned a BA in International Relations as a Phi Beta Kappa from the University of Delaware. He surprised his professors by continuing his studies in acting at RADA, the NY Public Theater, and Ron Burrus at the Art of Acting. Shaun can be seen as Romeo in Romeo and Juliet at Will Geer's Theatricum Botanicum...
“ Blackfeet Nation ” - NativeFilmEnthusiast
Crystle Lightning
Actress, Band Camp
Crystle Lightning is everything that her given name implies: a clear bolt of penetrating energy. This vivacious young beauty co-stars in the fourth installment of the American Pie movie franchise American Pie 4: Band Camp and is on track to become one of the most talked about young women in Hollywood...
“ Cree Nation ” - NativeFilmEnthusiast
“ Cree Nation ” - NativeFilmEnthusiast
“ Choctaw Nation ” - NativeFilmEnthusiast
Kindall Charters
Actor, Semantics
Kindall is an Nlaka'pamux First Nation Originating from Merritt B.C. He hitch hiked to Vancouver and lived in the Covenant House (Youth Shelter) to pursue his dream of being an actor. Kindall first started his off as a background performer and has been gaining experience since 2009. He has played multiple leads and supporting roles in film such as Sammy on Amir Aghelnegiad's A Safe Place (2016)...
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“ Iroquois (Mohawk) Nation ” - NativeFilmEnthusiast
“ Quechua & Huachipaeri Nations ” - NativeFilmEnthusiast
“ Inuit Nation ” - NativeFilmEnthusiast
Trevor Mack
Trevor Mack is an award-winning Tsilhqot'in nation filmmaker from the interior of British Columbia, Canada. Raised by his single mother and family, his culture and upbringing provided a strong foundation for storytelling expressed through his current film work. Mack started his film career at 17 years...
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“ Choctaw Nation ” - NativeFilmEnthusiast
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“ Pima Nation ” - NativeFilmEnthusiast
“ Anishinabe (Chippewa), Potawatomi, & Ottawa Nations ” - NativeFilmEnthusiast
“ Blackfeet Nation ” - NativeFilmEnthusiast
“ Lakota, Navajo, & Omaha Nations ” - NativeFilmEnthusiast
Sera-Lys McArthur
Actress, Arctic Air
Sera-Lys McArthur is a mixed-race actress from Saskatchewan, Canada. She began acting at the age of 12 when she was cast in the CBC miniseries Revenge of the Land, directed by John N. Smith (Dangerous Minds, The Boys of St.Vincent). She has since lived, trained and worked in such locations as Vancouver...
“ Nakota Nation ” - NativeFilmEnthusiast
Kiowa Gordon
Kiowa Gordon was born on March 25, 1990 in Berlin, Germany as Kiowa Joseph Gordon. Moved to the States shortly after to live on the Hualapai Indian Reservation in Peach Springs, AZ and moved around quite a bit growing up until settling down in Phoenix, AZ where he landed the role of Embry Call in The Twilight Saga...
“ Hualapai Nation ” - NativeFilmEnthusiast
“ Cree Nation ” - NativeFilmEnthusiast
“ Cherokee Nation ” - NativeFilmEnthusiast
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“ Cree Nation ” - NativeFilmEnthusiast
“ Anishinabe (Ojibway) Nation ” - NativeFilmEnthusiast
“ Shoshone Nation ” - NativeFilmEnthusiast
MorningStar Angeline
MorningStar Angeline, born as MorningStar Angeline Wilson-Chippewa, was born in Santa Fe, New Mexico, USA to Rita Rose Wilson and Ethan Sean Chippewa. Her ancestry includes Native American tribes Navajo, Blackfoot, Chippewa Cree, as well as Mexican American and European. MorningStar began acting at...
“ Shoshoni, Nez Perce, Blackfoot, & Chippewa Cree Nations ” - NativeFilmEnthusiast
Kyle Nobess
Kyle Nobess was born and raised in Winnipeg Manitoba Canada. A credited Film Actor and Screen Play Writer. He began his film and television training in 2005, attending local film schools throughout the city. Kyle has had various types of exposure to television, From supporting roles to becoming one of APTN'S top Television personalities.
“ Metis Nation ” - NativeFilmEnthusiast
Kimberly Guerrero
Actress, Blood & Oil
A native Oklahoman and graduate of UCLA, Kimberly enjoys a career in entertainment as an actor, writer and director and also works with tribal communities throughout North America as a public speaker and advocate promoting both personal and community development. Though she has several film and television credits to her name...
“ Colville, Salish-Kootenai, & Cherokee Nations ” - NativeFilmEnthusiast
Anthony James Whitewolf
Actor, Off Track
Anthony Whitewolf is a Lakota Sioux Actor and a member of the Cheyenne River Sioux Tribe in Eagle Butte, South Dakota. He was adopted by Parents who are of Irish and Comanche heritage. His love for acting began helping his older brother work on independent films through college. In 2008 he moved to California to continue his acting career...
“ Lakota Nation ” - NativeFilmEnthusiast
“ Choctaw & Chickasaw Nations ” - NativeFilmEnthusiast
Forrest Goodluck
Making his big screen debut, Forrest Goodluck appears opposite Leonardo DiCaprio, Tom Hardy, Domnhall Gleeson and Will Poulter in FOX's epic drama, "The Revenant." Directed by Alejandro González Iñárritu, the movie centers on legendary hunter, Hugh Glass (Leonardo DiCaprio), who is left for dead by his compatriots following a bear mauling. Goodluck plays Hawk, the son of DiCaprio's Hugh Glass...
“ Navajo, Mandan, Hidatsa & Tsimshian Nations ” - NativeFilmEnthusiast
Chehala Leonard
Chehala Leonard is a Canadian-American Actress and is of Cree and European descent. She was born in Chehalis, Washington, but was raised in Grande Cache, Alberta, Canada. She graduated from the University of Alberta in 2014 and and is a part of the Aseniwuche Winewak First Nation (Rocky Mountain Cree). She is known for Ollie and Emma (2016).
“ Cree Nation ” - NativeFilmEnthusiast
Elle-Máijá Tailfeathers
Director, Rebel
Elle-Máijá Tailfeathers, also known as Maija Tailfeathers, is a writer, director, producer and actor. She is both Blackfoot from the Kainai First Nation as well as Sámi from Norway. She is a graduate of Vancouver Film School's Acting Program and also has a bachelor's degree from the University of British Columbia with a Major in First Nations Studies and a Minor in Women's and Gender Studies.
“ Blood Nation ” - NativeFilmEnthusiast
“ Pima Nation ” - NativeFilmEnthusiast
“ Omaha & Navajo Nation ” - NativeFilmEnthusiast
Shannon Baker
Shannon Baker is Carrier Dene of the Stellat'en First Nation reservation in northern British Columbia. She has an identical twin sister named Shauna. She resides in Los Angeles, California. Her and her twin sister are collectively known as 'The Baker Twins'. As an actor, model, and spokesperson Shannon Baker has been featured on a variety of television shows...
“ Carrier Dene Nation ” - NativeFilmEnthusiast
“ Choctaw Nation ” - NativeFilmEnthusiast
Erika Stone
Actress, Old Man
“ Iroquois Nation ” - NativeFilmEnthusiast
“ Cherokee Nation ” - NativeFilmEnthusiast
“ Mescalero Apache & Tarascan Nations ” - NativeFilmEnthusiast
“ Iroquois (Seneca) & Choctaw Nations ” - NativeFilmEnthusiast
“ Cherokee Nation ” - NativeFilmEnthusiast
“ Lakota Nation ” - NativeFilmEnthusiast
“ Pawnee & Seminole Nations ” - NativeFilmEnthusiast
Robert A. Guthrie
Guthrie is an actor, filmmaker and philanthropist. His awards include Outstanding Actor at the Image Nation Film Festival, Best Actor & Best Live Short at The American Indian Film Festival and Best Director at the West Coast American Indian Music Awards. He has also been honored by the Potlatch Foundation for representing the Native American culture with authenticity in film...
Shauna Baker
Actress, DreamCatcher
Canadian born, Shauna Baker was raised by her Dené Grandmother on a reservation in northern Canada. Shauna was extensively involved in business before her entertainment career began. Despite her success in the corporate world, she instinctively knew she was not following her dreams. Shauna started modeling, then moved to hosting and then fell in love with the dramatic arts...
“ Carrier Dene Nation ” - NativeFilmEnthusiast
Kelvin Redvers
Director, Kid's Court
Kelvin Redvers is a multiple award-winning Aboriginal filmmaker and actor. Born and raised in the small town of Hay River, Northwest Territories, Canada, at the age of 15 he started a video production company called Crosscurrent Productions. In high school, he made short films with his classmates that soon went on to win national and international awards at film festivals around the world...
“ Metis Nation ” - NativeFilmEnthusiast
David Midthunder
David Midthunder was born in 1962 to a family of Assiniboine and Lakota Sioux tribes. He grew up on the Fort Peck Indian Reservation in Montana. Midthunder graduated from Stewart Indian School in Carson City, Nevada and went on to pursue a degree in Cultural Anthropology at the University of Utah.
“ Lakota Nation ” - NativeFilmEnthusiast
Leanne Poirier Greenfield
Growing up in a small town in Manitoba and going to a school without a drama program, Leanne didn't realize her dream until moving to Fort McMurray Alberta. There she enrolled into the theater program at Keyano College. After graduation, Leanne moved to Toronto to pursue film and television. Being Metis Leanne can play many ethnicities...
“ Metis Nation ” - NativeFilmEnthusiast
Tokala Clifford
Miscellaneous Crew, The Revenant
“ Lakota Nation ” - NativeFilmEnthusiast
“ Navajo Nation ” - NativeFilmEnthusiast
Brittany LeBorgne
Actress, Mohawk Girls
Brittany LeBorgne is a Montreal-based actress who is best known for her role as Zoe on Mohawk Girls, an award-winning dramatic comedy series on Canada's Aboriginal Peoples Television Network (APTN). For her work in Mohawk Girls, Brittany received a nomination for Best Actress in a Comedy Series at the 2016 Canadian Screen Awards...
“ Iroquois (Mohawk) Nation ” - NativeFilmEnthusiast
Rick Mora
Rick was born in a field of corn called Los Angeles but raised on a 100 acre farm with no electricity and a wood burning stove in Crescent City, California. He returned to the city at age 7. He obtained a Bachelors Degree from California State University, Northridge in communication. Acting and Modeling soon followed when he was discovered by legendary Male Super Model agent Omar Alberto...
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“ Anishinabe (Saulteaux) Nation ” - NativeFilmEnthusiast
“ Coushatta Nation ” - NativeFilmEnthusiast
Jennifer Pudavick
With over 20 years of on camera experience in film and television across Canada and the United States, Jenny's most recent television credits include a recurring role on CBC's new comedy Workin' Moms, a lead role in APTN's Mohawk Girls, and a recurring role in The Pinkerton's. Watch for Jenny is Paul Gross' newest feature film Hyena Road...
“ Metis Nation ” - NativeFilmEnthusiast
Michael Spears
Born in Chamberlain, South Dakota and resides in Montana he has five brothers, one sister and is Lakota Sioux Tribe. His first role was in the film "Dances With Wolves" as Otter. Michael went onto appear in "Skins", "Into The West", "Yellow Rock", guest role on "Longmire" and in Cyril Morin's "The Activist" He has an APA Award for best subject matter in a film...
“ Lakota Nation ” - NativeFilmEnthusiast
Q'orianka Kilcher
Actress, The New World
At fourteen years old, Q'orianka Kilcher emerged into the front ranks of young actresses with her portrayal of Pocahontas opposite Colin Farrell and Christian Bale in Terrence Malick's 'The New World', an epic about the encounter between English and North American societies in the early 1600s. Her performance...
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“ Cree Nation ” - NativeFilmEnthusiast
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Alex Rice
By birth, actress Alex Rice is a Mohawk. She continues to be an active and proud member of the Kahnawake First Nation throughout her career. Though she was born in Quebec, Alex spend the majority of her childhood in Brooklyn, New York among a community of Mohawk iron workers, where she trained to become a professional dancer...
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“ Cree & Squamish Nations ” - NativeFilmEnthusiast
Tonantzin Carmelo
Actress, Into the West
Carmelo began her career as a native dancer and musician, recording 3 CDs with Canyon Records. She honed her acting craft in a myriad of professional theater productions, and is a member of the LA based professional theater company Native Voices, most recently as Lisa Yellowtree in the world premiere production of Carbon Black...
“ California Mission Indian (Gabrielino & Mexica Nations) ” - NativeFilmEnthusiast
Kalani Queypo
Kalani Queypo is an actor, dancer, director, writer and producer of Indigenous American (Blackfeet), Indigenous Hawaiian and Swedish descent. Best known for his acting roles in The Royal Tenebaums, Aspen the Series and Saints & Strangers, he often portrays Native American or indigenous characters and...
“ Blackfeet Nation ” - NativeFilmEnthusiast
Tennille Day Chief
Actress, Dance-Off
Tennille Day Chief was born in Alberta, Canada. Tennille as many who know her has always wanted to act and spent time reenacting many shows on TV and movies she watched as a younger child. Tennille has achieved early success and 2015 has seemed to be a pretty good year for her as she was named Youth...
“ Blackfoot Nation ” - NativeFilmEnthusiast
“ Quechua & Mescalero Apache Nations ” - NativeFilmEnthusiast
“ Anishinabe (Ojibway) Nation ” - NativeFilmEnthusiast
Tahmoh Penikett
He is the son of former Yukon premier Anthony David John Penikett (Tony). A graduate of the Victoria Motion picture school, Tahmoh also studied at the Lyric School of Acting in Vancouver. Tahmoh and his family (his father, and his twin sisters Sarah and Stephanie) make their home in Vancouver, British Columbia.
“ Upper Tanana Nation ” - NativeFilmEnthusiast
Carolina Hoyos
Self, MTV Hits
Carolina Hoyos began as a childhood concert pianist and host of "U.S. Kids. She spent 3 seasons on MTV Hits, and appeared as herself in Gene Simmons: Family Jewels and Pharrell Williams 's music video for Oscar Nominated song "Happy" from Despicable Me 2. She has shared the stage with Edward Van Halen, Ryan Adams...
“ Quechua Nation ” - NativeFilmEnthusiast
“ Otoe-Missouria, Cheyenne, & Chickasaw Nations ” - NativeFilmEnthusiast
Kaniehtiio Horn
Born in Ottawa, Ontario, Canada, November 8th (year undisclosed) Kaniehtiio Horn is a Mohawk actress. In only her 8th outing as an actress she was nominated for a Gemini Award for her role in the television film Moccasin Flats: Redemption. Her mother, Kahn-Tineta Horn, is a former model and a political activist for the Kahnawake First Nation...
“ Iroquois (Mohawk) Nation ” - NativeFilmEnthusiast
“ Crow Nation ” - NativeFilmEnthusiast