Charlie Hill

How Native American stand-up comedian Charlie Hill made history

Google is celebrating what would have been trailblazing Native American comedian Charlie Hill’s 71st birthday with a Google Doodle. To celebrate the comedian’s pioneering career, Google commissioned an illustration by Alanah Astehtsi Otsistohkwa (Morningstar) Jewell, a French-First Nations artist from Oneida Nation of the Thames, in which Hill holds a microphone.
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Google Doodle pays tribute to Oneida comedian Charlie Hill, the pioneering comic who inspired generations of Indigenous performers

Charlie Hill, the pioneering Native American comedian from Oneida, Wisconsin, was in the spotlight on Google for his 71st birthday Wednesday.  The lead illustration, or "doodle," on Google's landing page was of Hill, the first Native American standup comic to perform on national television. His appearances inspired, and continue to inspire, generations of Indigenous...

Google celebrates Native American comedian Charlie Hill with a Doodle

July 6 (UPI) -- Google is celebrating what would be Native American comedian Charlie Hill's 71st birthday with a Doodle. Born on this day in 1951 in Detroit, Hill became the first Native American stand-up comedian to appear on television. Hill had Oneida, Mohawk and Cree heritage. He moved to the Oneida Nation of Wisconsin's reservation when he was 11 years old and often spent weekends watching comedy specials with his family.

Google Doodle honors Wisconsin Oneida comedian Charlie Hill

Visitors to Wednesday will get a glimpse of groundbreaking Indigenous comedian Charlie Hill, a member of the Oneida Nation who grew up in Wisconsin, attended UW-Madison and went on to break barriers in film, television and standup comedy. Wednesday would have been Hill’s 71st birthday. He died of lymphoma...
Greater Milwaukee Today

Charlie Hill

The memorial service for Charlie Hill will be Saturday, May 14, at 1 p.m. at the Genesee-Wales Lions Hall in Genesee Depot. Following that will be a celebration of Barb and Charlie Hill. Charlie's burial with military honors will be Saturday, August 6, at 11 a.m. in Mauston, WI.
High Point Enterprise

Charlie Hill

SOPHIA — Charlie Michael Hill, 74, died Friday, Oct. 1, 2021, at Hospice Home at High Point. He was born July 19, 1947, in High Point and was the son of the late Ernest M. and Verta Lee Vestal Hill. He was a resident of this area his entire life and was a retired furniture upholsterer. He was a U.S. Air Force veteran and a member of True Gospel Baptist Church. Charlie loved animals and enjoyed fishing.