Mixed Race Native Americans with Doctorate Degrees

Adrienne Keene

Writer behind Native Appropriations. ᏣᎳᎩ (Cherokee Nation), Postdoc studying Native higher ed

Elizabeth LaPensée

Anishinaabe + Métis + Irish // Ph.D. in Interactive Arts & Technology // Design, Art, Writing // Games, Comics, Animations //


Malese Jow (Chinese, Caucasian, Native American (Cherokee)) [American]

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Known as: Actress and Singer-Songwriter

TV “The Vampire Diaries”, “Unfabulous”, “Big Time Rush”, “The Troop”

Movies “The Social Network”, “Bratz: The Movie”, “You’re So Cupid”

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Lou Diamond Phillips (Scots-Irish-Cherokee/Filipino (Spanish, Chinese, Hawaiian and Japanese))

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Lou Diamond Phillips

(Scots-Irish-Cherokee/Filipino (Spanish, Chinese, Hawaiian and Japanese)) [American]


Known as: Award winning Film, TV and Theater Actor


Movies: “La Bamba”, “Stand and Deliver”, “Courage Under Fire”, “Young Guns”, “The Big Hit”; TV: “24”, “Numb3rs”, “Stargate Universe”


Theater: “The King and I”
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Artist Profile: Kyra Climbingbear

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Kyra Climbingbear is an urban Indian living in New Jersey. She is Eastern Band Cherokee/Lumbee and Black, is a singer and an activist. She is the mother of two small girls and is an R&B and traditional Cherokee music singer.

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Rae Dawn Chong – Daily Multiracial

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(Chinese, Scottish, Afro-Canadian, First Nations (Cheeroke)) [American (born in Canada)]   Known as: Film & TV Actress (Daughter of Tommy Chong)   Movies: “Quest for Fire”, “The Color Purple”, “Commando”, “Soul Man”, “Beat Street”, “Cheech & Chong’s The Corsican Brothers”   TV: “Wild Card”, “Mysterious Ways”, “Melrose Place”, “St. Elsewhere”
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Tiya Miles on Native American & African American dynamics

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“In light of the Cherokee Nation’s recent decision revoke the citizenship of the Cherokee Freedmen, ITYC thought listeners would enjoy this ITYC Rewind of our interview with Professor Tiya Miles. Professor Miles is an associate professor at the University of Michigan in the Program in American Culture, Center for Afro-American and African Studies, Department of History, and Native American Studies Program.”
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Kelsey Chow – Daily Multiracial

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(Chinese, English, Native American (Cherokee)) [American]   Known as: TV & Film Actress   TV: “One Tree Hill”, “Pair of Kings”, “Den Brother”, “The Suite Life of Zack and Cody”   Movies: “The Amazing Spider-Man” (upcoming 2012 movie)
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Salli Richardson – Daily Multiracial

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(African American, Native American (Cherokee), Irish, Italian, English) [American]   Known as: TV & Film Actress   Movies: “I Am Legend”, “Antwone Fisher”, “A Low Down Dirty Shame”, “Black Dynamite”, “Posse”, “Biker Boyz”   TV: “Eureka”, “Family Law”, “Rude Awakening”, “Mercy Point”, “CSI: Miami” Voice Acting: Elisa in “Gargoyles”
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Ronnie Spector – Daily Multiracial

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(Irish, Native American (Cherokee), African-American) [American]   Known as: Rock-n-Roll/Pop Singer (Lead singer of 60s girl group, “The Ronettes”; Inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 2007)   Music/Live Performances (with The Ronettes): Be My Baby, I Saw Mommy Kissing Santa Claus, Sleigh Ride, Baby, I Love You, Do I Love You
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Meagan Good – Daily Multiracial

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(African-American, Jewish, Native American (Cherokee), Puerto Rican) [American]   Known as: Film & TV Actress   Films: “Eve’s Bayou”, “Waist Deep”, “Jumping the Broom”, “The Unborn”, “Brick”, “Saw V”, “The Love Guru”, “Stomp the Yard”, “Roll Bounce”, “Biker Boyz” “Deliver Us from Eva”, “You Got Served”, “D.E.B.S.”, “Friday”   TV: “Cousin Skeeter”, “Raising Dad”, “My Wife and Kids”
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