The Hollywood Indian InFocus

APTN InFocus with Francine Compton

The Hollywood Indian is once again making headlines after some Native American actors walked off the set of Adam Sandler’s movie Ridiculous Six.

Indigenous character portrayal has always been an issue in Hollywood.

But lately, as our guests will tell you, things are being done to overcome those stereotypes in movies.

Executive Show Producer / Winnipeg

Francine joined APTN full-time in February, 2000 and is now the executive show producer of the APTN National News in Winnipeg. She is a citizen of Sandy Bay Ojibway First Nation.