Summary: American Indian activist and Tulalip Indian member who helped launched the American Indian movement of the 1960's and 1970's by organizing a series of physical confrontations with state and federal authorities on banks of the Nisqually River that were dubbed 'fish-ins' that resulted in the eventual reaffirmation of Indian treaty rights in the region.
Cause of Death: Complications from diabetes
Born: March 30, 1934
Died: November 25, 2003
Location: Yelm, Washington