Rainbow Six Siege adds Indigenous character from Saskatchewan

An Indigenous actress from Saskwatchewan has landed the role of Thunderbird, in Tom Clancy’s Rainbow Six Siege.

“Thunderbird” is from the Nakoda territories of Saskatchewan.

Sera-Lys McArthur says when she was going for the job, she was told that whichever actress they chose would be what they would base the specific cultural heritage of the character on.

McArthur, from the Pheasant Rump Nakota Nation in Saskatchewan, gave the audition her all landed the coveted role of the character that is a medic and a helicopter pilot.

Read more about McArthur and her experience – and thanks to APTN for the write-up!

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