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Alberta-raised Cree actor to play Tiger Lily in Peter Pan movie

Alberta-raised Cree actor Alyssa Wapanatahk will play the indigenous princess Tiger Lily in Peter Pan and Wendy, Disney's Next Live Action Peter Pan Film adaptation. Wapanatahk said The Canadian Press that he has closed the deal with the US studio, but is not giving interviews at this time. The actor was born in Fort McMurray, Alberta, and has lived there as well as Conklin, Alberta. Additionally, it is a member of the Cree Bigstone First Nation, and its reservation is Wabasca, which is located in Treaty 8 territory, southwest of Fort McMurray, according to its website. Additionally, Wapanatahk wrote, produced, and directed a short film called Napes Kasekipatwat / The Boy and the Braid, which discussed the teenagers' struggles of ...