Talented and powerful actress Lily Gladstone has made history as the first indigenous actor to ever win a Golden Globe. She gave an incredible speech at the show, celebrating the historic moment.
Lily won the award for her epic performance in Killers of the Flower Moon, the newest Martin Scorsese film.
Check out Lily Gladstone’s Golden Globe award speech here:
Lily began her speech by speaking in the native Blackfeet language that she was taught as a child. She acknowledged that she wasn’t fluent, but had access to the language because of her mother’s dedication.
“This is a historic one, and it doesn’t belong to just me,” Lily Gladstone noted as she began discussing the power of this Golden Globe award.
She shed light on the other Indigenous women involved in the film and thanked her mother. She also shared gratitude with many of the other folks who worked on the film, like Leonardo DiCaprio.
Lily Gladstone’s Golden Globe achievement is a powerful win for Indigenous people around the nation. Many took to the comments to share their excitement.
“I just cried… I can’t believe it! As a First Nations person, I am so proud of you!” commented one fan.
“We are so proud of you Lily Gladstone! Wopida Tanka/Huge thanks for your talent and integrity in telling our stories,” said another.
Way to make history, Lily!
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