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SAG: Acting roles for Native Americans drying up

Acting roles for Native Americans in film and television have dropped again, the Screen Actors Guild said in its annual report on Wednesday.

SAG said Native actors lost 48 roles in 2004. Native actors only had 0.2 percent of all roles in film and television, down from 0.3 percent in 2003 [Press Release]. The only Native character on television is Johnny Redcorn, in the animated FOX show "King of the Hill."

Overall, roles for actors are down by 7.8 percent, a trend that SAG blamed on reality programming.

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