Chief Leonard George
Chief Leonard George is the primary leader and elected chief of the Tsleil-Waututh Nation (which translates as “people of the inlet”) in Burrard Inlet, British Columbia, native territories. A Coast Salish Aboriginal American, George is a lecturer, humorist, film and script consultant, and actor in such films as Americathon, Shadow of the Hawk, White Fang, and Little Big Man. He is also a traditional native singer and dancer. He worked for seven years as executive director of the Vancouver Aboriginal Centre, which provided support for urban Native Americans. He now works for TAKaya Developments.