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DiCaprio Visits First Nations, Does Ice Bucket Challenge

Posted By Toyacoyah Brown August 26th, 2014 Last Updated on: February 29th, 2016

Leonardo DiCaprio was visiting Fort Chipewyan in Alberta, Canada last week to do some research for an upcoming documentary about the Canadian tar sands. While in Canada he was challenged by David Beckham to do the “ice-bucket challenge”. Being the good sport that he is, he accepted the challenge and was also joined by Chipewyan Chief Allan Adam and Mikisew Cree Chief Steve Courtoreille. On behalf of the people of the Fort Chipewyan First Nations, Leonardo's foundation has donated $100,000 to the ALS Association. Watch all the fun below!

In case you missed it, Chipewyan Chief Allan Adam challenged Dave Collyer, the president of the Calgary-based Canadian Association of Petroleum Producers; Mikisew Cree Chief Steve Courtoreille challenged Suncor executive Mark Little;and Sierra Club president Michael Brune challenged Ben van Beurden, the chief executive of Shell.



Way to bring attention to both causes Leo!


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Toyacoyah Brown is an enrolled member of the Comanche Nation, currently living in Chicago. She received her B.A. in Journalism from the University of Oklahoma and an M.A. in Media Studies from the University of Texas at Austin. When she's not scouring the Internet for fun things to share with PowWows.com readers you can find her digging for vinyl in her local record store or curling up with a good book.



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