Pocahontas Actress Arrested in White House Protest

Q'orianka Kilcher tied herself to fence
By Nick McMaster,  Newser Staff
Suggested by Disillusioned
Posted Jun 2, 2010 5:09 PM CDT
Bolivia President Evo Morales, center, looks on next to Peruvian actress Q'orianka Kilcher, left, in this file photo.   (AP Photo/Juan Karita)
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(Newser) – The actress who starred as Pocahontas in the 2005 film The New World faces charges after tying herself to a fence outside the White House. Q'orianka Kilcher's mother then poured a black substance over her that looked like crude oil, part of a protest over the visit of the Peruvian president, reports AP. Kilcher, 20, whose father is a Peruvian Indian, was charged with disorderly conduct and her mother with defacing government property.

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