Pretty Much Pop #7: Native Representation with Jonathan Joss (King of the Hill, Parks & Rec)

Aug 20, 03:18 PM

Jonathan built his career playing 19th century Indians on horseback, was John Redcorn III in King of the Hill, Chief Ken Hotate in Parks and Recreation, was featured in The Magnificent Seven and True Grit, and is currently playing Sitting Bull in Annie Get Your Gun (also featuring Erica) in Sag Harbor. 

He talks about Hollywood's record portraying indigenous Americans, his own struggles to get native views reflected in the works he's participated in and the differences between acting on stage vs. film and TV.

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