“When the White man came we had the land & they had the Bibles, now they have the land & we have the Bibles.” Chief Dan George – Indian chief of the Tsleil-Waututh Nation, Canada. He was also an author, poet, Academy Award-nominated actor & film director.
Was also an actor and starred opposite Dustin Hoffman in Little Big Man .
Chief Dan George, OC (July 24, 1899–September 23, 1981) was a chief of the Tsleil-Waututh Nation, a Coast Salish band located on Burrard Inlet in North Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada. He was also an author, poet, and an Academy Award-nominated actor. ~~ ok, not American :)