Historian Linda M. Waggoner explores the life and career of Ho-Chunk (Winnebago) actress Lilian St. Cyr (1884-1974), who went by the stage name "Red Wing," and was the first Native American Hollywood film star. Waggoner will discuss how St. Cyr's work was both constrained by, and transcended, representations of the American Indian Princess. Free with Museum admission.
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