The novelist Chief Dan died at the age of 82. Here is all you want to know, and more!
Biography - A Short Wiki
Academy Award-nominated Native American actor and author of My Heart Soars. The Canada Post issued a postage stamp in his honor.
He was born Geswanouth Slahoot in North Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada. Several of his grandchildren and great grandchildren, including Charlene Aleck and Lee Maracle, became actors and/or writers.