Wes Studi Wes Studi is a full-blooded Cherokee who spoke only Cherokee until he went to school. After serving in Vietnam, he returned to Oklahoma where he worked as a reporter for The Cherokee Advocate. He became involved with the American Indian Movement and was at Wounded Knee in 1973. His interest in acting was spurred by his involvement with the American Indian Theatre Company in Tulsa. Studi then moved to Los Angeles and got small parts in television and movies.➳ʈɦuɲɖҽɽwσℓʄ➳
British whodunit, MYSTERY! moves to the American Southwest for a special based on Tony Hillerman's bestselling Navajo police novel. SKIN WALKERS stars Adam Beach (Jim Chee) and Wes Studi (Joe Leaphorn).