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Brando, Wayne and our indigenous peoples

Jakarta | Wed, August 8, 2018 | 12:18 pm
Brando, Wayne and our indigenous peoples This undated handout photo obtained April 19, 2018 courtesy of Melissa Ilardo shows a Bajau diver hunting fish underwater using a traditional spear off the islands of Indonesia. (AFP/Melissa Ilardo)

PREMIUM Marlon Brando (1924-2004) and John Wayne (1907-1979) were two of Hollywood’s biggest legends starring in many iconic films.However, politically they were polar opposites. 

Wayne was a conservative Republican, Brando a Democrat, at least officially. His interest was not really in party politics but was more of an activist in race and equality-related issues. In 1973, Brand...

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