John War Eagle

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John War Eagle (June 8, 1901 — February 1991) was a Yankton Sioux film and television actor. Between 1932 and 1977 — sometimes credited as Chief John War Eagle, Chief John Eagle or John Wareagle — he appeared in twenty-eight films, mostly in uncredited roles, and twenty-six television productions. His roles include appearing as Red Cloud in the historical, western-drama film Tomahawk (1951), starring Van Heflin; and as Chief Sitting Bull in the Disney family, adventure, western-drama film Tonka (1958), the story of a young Sioux boy, played by Sal Mineo on the brink of adulthood tries to tame a wild stallion to prove his courage and strength. War Eagle also appeared as Wolf's Brother in Disney western-drama film Westward Ho, the Wagons! (1956). He died at age 89.
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