Leonardo DiCaprio at the 2016 Golden Globes (Credit: Mario Anzuoni/Reuters)
Published January 11, 2016
HOLLYWOOD — Leonardo DiCaprio won the Golden Globe Award for best actor in a drama for his performance in “The Revenant” on Sunday night.
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Posted by ATTN: on Sunday, January 10, 2016
“I want to share this award with all the First Nation People represented in this film and all the indigenous communities around the world,” DiCaprio said during his acceptance speech.
“It is time that we recognize your history and that we protect your indigenous lands from corporate interests,” DiCaprio continued.
CORRECTED: Mr. DiCaprio: It is time that we recognize your history and that we protect your indigenous lands from corporate interests. An earlier edition stated it as: “we protect your indigenous lands and corporate interests.” Corrected on Monday, January 11, 2016 at 1:21 p.m. – EST.