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 Tatzumbie DuPea

Tatzumbie DuPea

Birth
Lone Pine, Inyo County, California, USA
Death 26 Feb 1970 (aged 120)
Los Angeles County, California, USA
Burial Glendale, Los Angeles County, California, USA
Plot Eventide #3374
Memorial ID 10351 · View Source
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Native American Actress. Born a full-blooded Piute Indian, in Lone Pine, California, she was a spokesperson/advocate for the Indian culture her entire life. She began appearing in films during the silent era and was most noted for her role in "Buffalo Bill" (1944). During the 1950s, she was in TV broadcasts of the series "Death Valley Days" and was a representative at the Indian Center of Los Angeles. She also contributed articles for Desert Magazine. At 121 years of age, she is the oldest person buried at Forest Lawn Cemetery, California.

Bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith


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"NATIVE PIUTE INDIAN"


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  • Added: 8 Jul 2000
  • Find A Grave Memorial 10351
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Tatzumbie DuPea (26 Jul 1849–26 Feb 1970), Find A Grave Memorial no. 10351, citing Forest Lawn Memorial Park (Glendale), Glendale, Los Angeles County, California, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .