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Pocahontas Arrested

June 2nd, 2010 7:09pm EDT
The actress who portrayed Native American legend Pocahontas in Colin Farrell's 2005 film "The New World" has been arrested in Washington, D.C. for staging a protest outside the White House.

Q'orianka Kilcher, 20, chained herself to the White House perimeter fence on Tuesday to protest a state visit by Peru's President Alan Garcia, who has announced plans to sell large areas of indigenous land to oil companies and other foreign investors.

Kilcher's father is a Peruvian Indian.

Reports suggest the actress' mother was also involved in the protest; she covered her daughter in black paint.


Q'orianka Kilcher Makes A Difference With Salary-Funded Awareness Films

March 11th, 2008 2:00pm EDT
The New World star Q'orianka Kilcher has recently returned from a year's sabbatical in Peru, where she used her salary from her role as Pocahontas to make a documentary about indigenous tribes.

The 18-year-old hopes to use money she makes from each one of her films to highlight awareness surrounding America's "voiceless" communities.

The half-Peruvian actress, who recently received a Brower Youth Award for her conservation and preservation efforts, says, "I started acting to give voice to the voiceless."

Kilcher is now planning a film about Alaska's wildlife and she'll turn ...

Celebrity Birthdays, February 11

February 11th, 2007 3:00am EST
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Happy Birthday to "The New World" actress Q'orianka Kilcher (1990), Destiny's Child singer Kelly Rowland (1981), R&B singer Brandy (1979), Linkin Park singer Mike Shinoda (1977), soul singer/pianist D'Angelo (1974), America's sweetheart Jennifer Aniston (1969), wrestler/fighter Ken Shamrock (1964), singer/songwriter Sheryl Crow (1962), actress Carey Lowell (1961), Brazilian songwriter Sergio Mendes (1941), American actor Burt Reynolds (1936), "Gilligan's Island" movie star Tina Louise (1934), funnyman Leslie Nielsen (1926), Hungarian-born actress Eva Gabor (1919; d. 1995), boxing champ Max ...

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