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Chaske Spencer, Actor (<i>Twilight</i>)

Chaske Spencer, Actor (Twilight)

Actor and activist Chaske Spencer was born of the Lakota Sioux tribe, and raised on Indian Reservations in Montana and Idaho. He broke into the off-Broadway theater scene playing the title role in Dracula and is best known for playing werewolf alpha Sam Uley in the Twilight saga. Racebending.com contributor Gabriel Canada interviewed Chaske Spencer over the phone on August 17th, 2010. NOTE: T...
Tantoo Cardinal, Actress

Tantoo Cardinal, Actress

Tantoo Cardinal is a Canadian Métis film and television actress. She is one of the most recognizable Native American actresses in the world, and has appeared in over 50 films, including Dances With Wolves and Smoke Signals. Métis are Canadians of mixed Native American and European descent; Cardinal can trace her heritage back to Cree, Chipweyan, Lakota culture. In 1971, She discovered acting...
Media Monday – Jason Momoa

Media Monday – Jason Momoa

By Jen S That classic fantasy exclamation should be a good lead off for this weeks Spotlight: Jason Momoa! Best known to sci fi geeks everywhere as Ronon Dex from the SyFy Channel’s Stargate Atlantis, Momoa recently landed the starring role of Conan the Barbarian in the movie reboot of Robert E. Howard’s sword swinging hero, beating out other contenders such as Twilights Kellan Lutz...
Video: The Last Airbender Film Controversy in 60 seconds

Video: The Last Airbender Film Controversy in 60 seconds

Includes quotes from series co-creator Bryan Konietzko and actor Jackson Rathbone! Can’t get enough? Check out our five-minute video series that summarizes the Racebending.com stance in greater detail. If you want to learn even more, be sure to check out: Racebending in Five Minutes, a video series that reviews the Racebending.com stance. The Last Airbender Primer, an in-depth look at the...

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