Nakia is an ABC network drama series created by Michael Butler & Christopher Trumbo which aired from September 21 to December 28, 1974, lasting for one season & 13 episodes.

It was produced by David Gerber Productions and Columbia Pictures Entertainment.


The series centered on Nakia Parker, a 30-something full-blooded Najavo who works as a deputy sheriff in the fictional town of Concord in New Mexico where he is often torn between using ancient tribal customs & the use of modern police methods.


  • Robert Forster as Deputy Nakia Parker
  • Arthur Kennedy as Sheriff Sam Jericho
  • Gloria DeHaven as Irene James
  • Taylor Lacher as Deputy Hubbel Martin
  • John Tenorio, Jr. as Half Cub
  • Victor Jory as Ben Redearth
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