Chief Dan George biography

Chief Dan George

Actor, Film actor

1899 – 1981

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Who was Chief Dan George?

Chief Dan George, OC was a chief of the Tsleil-Waututh Nation, a Coast Salish band whose Indian reserve is located on Burrard Inlet in the southeast area of the District of North Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada. He was also an author, poet, and an Academy Award-nominated actor. His best-known written work was "My Heart Soars".

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Born
Jul 24, 1899
Tsleil-Waututh First Nation
Also known as
  • Geswanouth Slahoot
  • Dan Slaholt
  • Dan George
  • Tes-wah-no
  • Chief Dan George, OC
Children
Ethnicity
  • First Nations
Nationality
  • Canada
Profession
Lived in
  • Vancouver
Died
Sep 23, 1981
Vancouver

Submitted
on July 23, 2013

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