Chief Dan's Death

Born (Birthday) Jul 24, 1899

Death Date September 23, 1981

Age of Death 82 years

Cause of Death Heart Failure

Profession Novelist

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.