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Chief Dan George (1899–1981)


Chief Dan George was born with the names Geswanouth Slahoot (which was anglicised as 'Dan Slaholt') to a tribal chief on Burrard Indian Reserve Nº. 3 in North Vancouver. His last name was changed to 'George' when he entered a mission boarding school at the age of 5, where the use of his native language was discouraged, if not forbidden. After ... See full bio »

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Nominated for 1 Oscar. Another 2 wins & 1 nomination. See more awards »

Known For

Little Big Man
Little Big Man Old Lodge Skins
(1970)
The Outlaw Josey Wales
(1976)
Harry and Tonto
Harry and Tonto Sam Two Feathers
(1974)
Americathon
Americathon Sam Birdwater
(1979)

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 1972-1981 The Beachcombers (TV Series)
Chief Moses Charlie
- Dowser (1981) ... Chief Moses Charlie
- The Tray Tree (1981) ... Chief Moses Charlie
- Voice of the People (1981) ... Chief Moses Charlie
- The Singing Death Man (1979) ... Chief Moses Charlie
- The Talking Stick (1978) ... Chief Moses Charlie
 1980 Nothing Personal
Oscar
 1980 Matt and Jenny (TV Series)
Dquaga
- Skiba, the Bear (1980) ... Dquaga
 1979 Spirit of the Wind
Moses
 1979 Americathon
Sam Birdwater
 1979 The Incredible Hulk (TV Series)
Lone Wolf
- Kindred Spirits (1979) ... Lone Wolf
 1978 Pump It Up
 1978 Centennial (TV Mini-Series)
Old Sioux
- The Yellow Apron (1978) ... Old Sioux
 1978 What Really Happened to the Class of '65? (TV Series)
Eddie
- Class Underachiever (1978) ... Eddie
 1976 Shadow of the Hawk
Old Man Hawk
 1976 The Outlaw Josey Wales
Lone Watie
 1975 McCloud (TV Series)
Chief Stillwater
- Showdown at Times Square (1975) ... Chief Stillwater
 1975 Ourstory (TV Series)
Cononicus
- The Peach Gang (1975) ... Cononicus
 1975 Cold Journey
Special Guest
 1974 A Different Drum (Short)
Grandfather
 1974 Harry and Tonto
Sam Two Feathers
 1974 The Bears and I
Chief Peter A-Tas-Ka-Nay
 1974 Alien Thunder
Sounding Sky
 1973 Kung Fu (TV Series)
Ancient Warrior
- The Ancient Warrior (1973) ... Ancient Warrior
 1972 Marcus Welby, M.D. (TV Series)
Charlie
- Heartbeat for Yesterday (1972) ... Charlie
 1972 Cancel My Reservation
Old Bear
 1972 The Special London Bridge Special (TV Movie)
The Big Chief
 1972 Cade's County (TV Series)
Taxkahe
- The Witness (1972) ... Taxkahe
 1971 Bonanza (TV Series)
Red Cloud
- Warbonnet (1971) ... Red Cloud
 1971 The Manipulators (TV Series)
- Pokey (1971)
 1970 Little Big Man
Old Lodge Skins
 1969 The High Chaparral (TV Series)
Chief Morales
- Apache Trust (1969) ... Chief Morales
 1969 Smith!
Ol' Antoine
 1966 Festival (TV Series)
Ol' Antoine
- How to Break a Quarter Horse (1966) ... Ol' Antoine
 1964 The Littlest Hobo (TV Series)
Eagle
- Cougar Hunter (1964) ... Eagle
 1960 Cariboo Country (TV Series)
Ol' Antoine
- Under the Blanket (1960) ... Ol' Antoine
- Strong Medicine (1960) ... Ol' Antoine
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Other Works:

(10/2003) Book: "the best of Chief Dan George" by Chief Dan George. Drawings by Helmut Hirnschall. Big Country Books. ISBN-10: 0888395442; ISBN-13: 978-0888395443 (192 Pages) See more »

Publicity Listings:

1 Print Biography | 4 Articles | 3 Pictorials | 1 Magazine Cover Photo | See more »

Alternate Names:

Dan George
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Personal Quote:

[at a celebration of Canada's 100th anniversary, July 1, 1967] In the long hundred years since the white man came, I have seen my freedom disappear like the salmon going mysteriously out to sea. The white man's strange customs which I could not understand pressed down on me until I could no longer breathe. When I fought to protect my land and my home, I was called a savage. When I neither ... See more »

Trivia:

Until 1959 (when he was 60 years old), he worked as a longshoreman, logger and itinerant musician. See more »

Star Sign:

Leo

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