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NPR: Mohawk character comes to life in Assassins video game

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"The Assassin's Creed video game series has become a megahit for gaming enthusiasts. The story line follows a bloody war between Assassins and the Knights Templar, first during the Crusades and then in Renaissance Italy.

The newly released Assassins Creed III crosses the ocean and a couple of centuries so the action could take place during the Revolutionary War and would be wildly anticipated on its own.

But the third installment is getting a lot of special interest for another reason: The game's principal character is Native American, and he's played by a Native actor — a rarity in the not wildly diverse gaming world."

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A Mohawk Hero In The Not-So-Diverse Gaming World (NPR 11/5)

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