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Tom Hanks gets his picture with the Kiowa cast and Dorothy WhiteHorse DeLaune from the film

Kiowa elder bonds with 10-year-old actress on ‘News of the World’ movie set

Nancy Marie Spears, Reporter March 15, 2021

“I can look you in the eye and just about tell sincerity in somebody,” said Dorothy WhiteHorse DeLaune, who built an enduring friendship with a then-10-year-old German actress on a New Mexico movie...

Dorothy WhiteHorse DeLaune and Gary Tsoodle pose for a picture together on the set. Photo by Lynda DeLaune.

Oklahoma actor ‘stood a little straighter’ after learning he would play Kiowa chief

Nancy Marie Spears, Reporter March 15, 2021

After nearly 30 years of playing indigenous characters, Kiowa tribal member Gary Tsoodle finally played a Kiowa. Tsoodle, 62, has a growing resume acting in these roles after his contribution to the...

Record snow and cold kills Kiowa Tribal Member

Record snow and cold kills Kiowa Tribal Member

Nancy Marie Spears, Reporter February 23, 2021

The record-breaking snowstorm that hit Oklahoma last week has taken the life of a member of the Kiowa Tribe.  After days of family members’ searching, Truman ‘TL’ Leon Baker, 51, was found by...

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