Chief White Eagle

Chief White Eagle

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Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. Basil F. Heath, better known as Chief White Eagle, (March 18, 1917 - January 24, 2011) was a Canadian-born American Mohawk actor, stuntman and television personality whose career spanned several decades beginning with the 1940 film, Northwest Passage He was sometimes credited as Chief Sky Eagle. Chief White Eagle also appeared in television programming in the Chicago, Illinois, area. Additionally, Chief White Eagle was a senior Mohawk tribal chief in both Canada and the United States. Chief White Eagle was born Basil F. Heath on March 18, 1917, on the Iroquois Indian Grand River Reservation in Ontario, Canada. A member of the Mohawk people, he was the son of Andrew Cleve and Amelia (n e De Amorim) Heath. Heath attended McGill University in Montreal, Quebec, and Oxford University in the United Kingdom. After moving to the United States, Heath served as a liaison officer for the United States Office of War Information during World War II, as well as a volunteer member of the United States Army's 101st Airborne Division during the war.show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 88 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 5mm | 141g
  • Log Press
  • United States
  • English
  • 6136520338
  • 9786136520339