Actor Wes Studi announces in Bentonville new partnership with nonprofit

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(KNWA) — Actor Wes Studi announced during a news conference Friday, Oct. 4 in Bentonville, that he is partnering with the nonprofit Partnership With Native Americans.

He announced the partnership while at the Museum of Native American History in Bentonville.

Studi is a Cherokee American.

He is working with the Partnership With Native Americans to dispel the myths and misconceptions about native people, history and funding.

Studi said he also shares an interest in healthy indigenous diets, education and youth development.

“We are trying to get away from misconceptions, rectify misconceptions that continue to be spread around about Native Americans,” Studi said.

He’s filmed five public service announcements for the Partnership With Native Americans.

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