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Notables of Native American Background

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  • Dr. Jacob Jemison (1795 - 1836)
    Delaware Seneca Served in United States Navy as a surgeon's mate "One of the interpreters at the treaty was Dr. Jacob Jemison, one of two Senecas whom Rev. Elijah F. Willey had brought to attend Moo...
  • Graham Greene
    Graham Greene , CM (born June 22, 1952) is an Indigenous Canadian actor who has worked on stage, in film, and in TV productions in Canada, the United Kingdom, and the United States. He has achieved int...
  • Red Crow (1830 - 1900)
    Red Crow Mountain in Glacier National Park, Montana, is named in his honour. American actress Lily Gladstone is Red Crow's great-great grandchild. Mi’k ai’stoowa, also known as Red Crow, warrior, ...
  • John 'So-Gah-Gwas' Jimerson (1864 - 1944)
    Seneca/Hawk Clan "Show" Indian known as 'Chief White Eagle' Show Indian, circus performer, traditional singer and bark peeler Son of Samuel and Lucy Jimerson Married 1st: Neural Taylor Marrie...
  • Maungwudaus George Henry (1811 - 1888)
    Ojibwe George Henry (1811–1888), later Maungwudaus, was an Ojibwe performer, interpreter, mission worker, and herbalist. He interpreted the Ojibwe language into English. He was a herbalist towards t...

What is a "notable?". "worthy of notice"; that is, "significant, interesting, or unusual enough to deserve attention or to be recorded". Notable in the sense of being "famous", or "popular"—although not irrelevant—is secondary.

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