Dances With Wolves actor arrested in Nevada for sexual abuse

NORTH LAS VEGAS – Las Vegas police on Tuesday arrested and searched the home of a former Dances With Wolves actor-turned-suspected cult leader accused of sexually assaulting young Indigenous girls over a period of two decades to have, according to police records obtained by The Associated Press.

Nathan Lee Chasing His Horse, who calls himself Nathan Chasing Horse, was taken into custody this afternoon near the north Las Vegas home he allegedly shares with his five wives. SWAT officers were seen outside the two-story home in the evening as detectives searched the property.

Known for his role as a young member of the Sioux tribe Smiles a Lot in the Oscar-winning film directed by Kevin Costner, Chasing Horse gained a reputation among tribes in the United States and Canada as a so-called medicine man, conducting healing ceremonies, spiritual gatherings and , police claim, used his position to abuse young Native American girls.