Floyd Westerman known as Kanghi Duta i.e. "Red Crow" in Dakota, was a Sioux musician, political activist, actor. After establishing a career as a country music singer in his life, he became a leading actor depicting Native Americans in American films and television, he is sometimes credited as Floyd Westerman. He worked as a political activist for Native American causes, he was born Floyd Westerman on the Lake Traverse Indian Reservation, home of the Sisseton Wahpeton Oyate, a federally recognized tribe. It is one of the tribes of the Eastern Dakota subgroup of the Great Sioux Nation, living within the U. S. state of South Dakota. His indigenous name. At the age of 10, Westerman was sent to the Wahpeton Boarding School, where he first met Dennis Banks. There Westerman and other boys were forced to cut their traditionally long hair and forbidden to speak their native languages; this experience would profoundly impact Westerman's life. As an adult, he championed his own heritage, he graduated from Northern State University with a B.
A. degree in secondary education. He served two years in the US Marines, before beginning his career as a singer. Before entering films and television, Westerman had established a solid reputation as a country-western music singer, his recordings offer a probing analysis of European influences in Native American communities. In addition to several solo recordings, Westerman collaborated with Jackson Browne, Willie Nelson, Bonnie Raitt, Harry Belafonte, Joni Mitchell, Kris Kristofferson, Buffy Sainte-Marie. In the 1990s, he toured with Sting to raise funds to preserve rain forests. Westerman became interested in acting after years of performing as a singer, he debuted his film career in Renegades, in which he played "Red Crow", the Lakota Sioux father of Hank Storm, the character played by Lou Diamond Phillips. Additional film roles include "Chief Ten Bears" in Dances with Wolves, the "shaman" for the singer Jim Morrison in Oliver Stone's The Doors. Westerman appeared as Standing Elk, alongside his long-time friend Max Gail, in the family film, Tillamook Treasure.
He appeared as Chief Eagle Horn in Buffalo Bill's circus. In September 2007, Westerman finished work for the film Swing Vote. Television roles included playing "George" on Dharma & Greg, "Uncle Ray" on Walker, Texas Ranger, "One Who Waits" on Northern Exposure, multiple appearances as "Albert Hosteen" on The X-Files. Westerman died from complications of leukemia at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center in Los Angeles on December 13, 2007, he was surrounded by five children. Powwow Highway - CB Radio Voice Renegades - Red Crow Dances with Wolves - Ten Bears The Making of'Dances with Wolves' - TV Short documentary - Himself Son of the Morning Star - Sitting Bull The Doors - Shaman Clearcut - Wilf The Broken Chain - Tribe Elder Jonathan of the Bears - Chief Tawanka Lakota Woman: Siege at Wounded Knee - Mary's grandfather 500 Nations - Buffalo Girls - No Ears Dusting Cliff 7 - Indian Bob The Brave - Papa Naturally Native - Chairman Pico Grey Owl - Pow Wow Chief Graduation Night - Old Man Atlantis: Milo's Return - Chakashi Dreamkeeper - Iron Spoon Hidalgo - Chief Eagle Horn Tillamook Treasure - Standing Elk Comanche Moon - First Old Comanche Swing Vote - Chief Running Bear MacGyver - Two Eagles Captain Planet and the Planeteers - Indian Chief L.
A. Law - Judge William Gainser Northern Exposure - One-Who-Waits Murder, She Wrote - Uncle Ashie Nakai Walker, Texas Ranger - Uncle Ray Firewalker 500 Nations Roseanne - Floyd The X-Files - Albert Hosteen The Pretender - Ernie Two Feathers Baywatch Nights - Indian Guide Wahote Poltergeist: The Legacy - Ezekial Millennium - Old Indian Dharma & Greg - George Littlefox Judging Amy - Mr. Wheeler Custer Died for Your Sins Indian Country Custer Died for Your Sins The Land is Your Mother Oyate A Tribute to Johnny Cash Associated Press. "American Indian activist, actor appeared in'Dances With Wolves'". Los Angeles Times. Retrieved 2016-04-24. Official website Floyd Westerman at Find a Grave Floyd Red Crow Westerman on IMDb In Memoriam: Floyd Red Crow Westerman at TillamookTreasure.com Audio profile at Tjwestern.com
Tillamook County, Oregon
Tillamook County is a county located in the U. S. state of Oregon. As of the 2010 census, the population was 25,250; the county seat is Tillamook. The county is named for the Tillamook, a Native American tribe who were living in the area in the early 19th century at the time of European American settlement; the county is located within Northwest Oregon. The Tillamook were the southernmost branch of the Coast Salish, they were separated from their more northern kinsmen by tribes speaking the Chinookian languages. The name Tillamook is of Chinook origin According to Frank Boas, "It means the people of Nekelim; the latter name in the Cathlamet dialect, the place of Kelim. The initial t of Tillamook is the plural article, the terminal ook the Chinook plural ending —uks." Since there was one village in the area of Nehalem bay. There were at least four villages on the south Tillamook bay according to Clark. Tillamook County, the 12th county in Oregon to be organized, was established on December 15, 1853, when the Territorial Legislature approved an act to create the new county out of an area included in Clatsop and Polk counties.
Boundary changes were enacted with Clatsop County, Lincoln County in 1893, Washington County, Yamhill County. The Coast Range behind Tillamook was the scene of a repeated series of forest fires called the Tillamook Burn between 1933 and 1951. In 1948, a state ballot approved the sale of bonds to buy the burned-over areas and have the state rehabilitate the lands; the state lands were renamed the Tillamook State Forest by governor Tom McCall on July 18, 1973. By the end of the 20th century, the replanted growth was considered mature enough to be commercially harvested; the Tillamook airbase for blimps was commissioned on December 1, 1942, as U. S. Naval Air Station Tillamook; the two wooden hangars used to house these airships were decommissioned after World War II and deeded to Tillamook County. One of the hangars is the location of the Tillamook Air Museum; the other hangar, burned down in 1992. The U. S. Mount Hebo Air Force Station was a Cold War air defense installation from 1956 to 1980. Located south of Tillamook, at the top of 3,154-foot high Mount Hebo, Air Force radars operated by the 689th Radar Squadron and the 14th Missile Warning Squadron were essential parts of the nation's integrated air defenses.
The large radomes protecting the radars from adverse weather effects could be seen silhouetted against the sky from most of Tillamook County. Development along U. S. Route 101 to the north of Tillamook during the last part of the 20th century has blocked part of the flood plain of the Wilson River, contributing to repeated winter flooding in the city. According to the U. S. Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 1,333 square miles, of which 1,103 square miles is land and 230 square miles is water. At 3,706 feet in elevation, Rogers Peak is the highest point in the county and the highest in the Northern Oregon Coast Range. Clatsop County - north Washington County - east Yamhill County - east Polk County - southeast Lincoln County - south Cape Meares National Wildlife Refuge Nestucca Bay National Wildlife Refuge Oregon Islands National Wildlife Refuge Siuslaw National Forest Three Arch Rocks National Wildlife Refuge As of the census of 2000, there were 24,262 people, 10,200 households, 6,793 families residing in the county.
The population density was 22 people per square mile. There were 15,906 housing units at an average density of 14 per square mile; the racial makeup of the county was 93.86% White, 0.22% Black or African American, 1.19% Native American, 0.65% Asian, 0.21% Pacific Islander, 1.89% from other races, 1.98% from two or more races. 5.13% of the population were Hispanic or Latino of any race. 20.1% were of German, 13.3% English, 10.7% American and 8.6% Irish ancestry. There were 10,200 households out of which 24.6% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 54.8% were married couples living together, 7.7% had a female householder with no husband present, 33.4% were non-families. 27.9% of all households were made up of individuals and 12.6% had someone living alone, 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.33 and the average family size was 2.82. In the county, the population was spread out with 22.2% under the age of 18, 6.5% from 18 to 24, 23.5% from 25 to 44, 28% from 45 to 64, 19.8% who were 65 years of age or older.
The median age was 44 years. For every 100 females there were 100.4 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 98.1 males. The median income for a household in the county was $34,269, the median income for a family was $40,197. Males had a median income of $31,509 versus $21,555 for females; the per capita income for the county was $19,052. About 8.1% of families and 11.4% of the population were below the poverty line, including 13.4% of those under age 18 and 8.1% of those age 65 or over. As of the 2010 United States Census, there were 25,250 people, 10,834 households, 6,930 families residing in the county; the population density was 22.9 inhabitants per square mile. There were 18,359 housing units at an average density of 16.7 per square mile. T
Mesa is a city in Maricopa County, in the U. S. state of Arizona. It is a suburb located about 20 miles east of Phoenix in the East Valley section of the Phoenix Metropolitan Area, it is bordered by Tempe on the west, the Salt River Pima-Maricopa Indian Community on the north and Gilbert on the south along with Queen Creek, Apache Junction on the east. Mesa is the largest suburban city by population in the United States, the third-largest city in Arizona after Phoenix and Tucson, the 36th-largest city overall in the US; the city is home to 496,401 people as of 2017 according to the Census Bureau, which makes it more populous than major cities such as Minneapolis, St. Louis, or Miami. Mesa is home to numerous higher education facilities including the Polytechnic campus of Arizona State University, it is home to the largest relief airport in the Phoenix area, Phoenix-Mesa Gateway Airport, located in the southeastern corner of the city. The history of Mesa dates back at least 2,000 years to the arrival of the Hohokam people.
The Hohokam, whose name means "All Used Up" or "The Departed Ones", built the original canal system. The canals were most sophisticated in the prehistoric New World; some were up to 90 feet wide and 10 feet deep at their head gates, extending for as far as 16 miles across the desert. By A. D. 1100 water could be delivered to an area over 110,000 acres, transforming the Sonoran Desert into an agricultural oasis. By A. D. 1450, the Hohokam had constructed hundreds of miles of canals many of which are still in use today. After the disappearance of the Hohokam and before the arrival of the early settlers little is known, as explorers did not venture into this area. By the late 19th century near present-day Mesa, U. S. Army troops subdued the Apache opening the way for settlement. Mormon pioneer Daniel Webster Jones, with Henry Clay Rogers as his right-hand man, led an expedition to found a Mormon settlement in Arizona. Leaving St. George, Utah in March 1877, Jones and others arrived at Lehi, an area within the northern edge of present-day Mesa.
Jones had been asked by Mormon officials to direct a party of people in establishing a settlement in Arizona. This settlement was known as Jonesville and Fort Utah and did not receive the name of Lehi until 1883, when it was adopted on the suggestion of Brigham Young, Jr. At the same time, another group dubbed the First Mesa Company arrived from Idaho, their leaders were named Francis Martin Pomeroy, Charles Crismon, George Warren Sirrine and Charles I. Robson. Rather than accepting an invitation to settle at Jones' Lehi settlement, they moved to the top of the mesa that serves as the city's namesake, they dug irrigation canals, some of which were over the original Hohokam canals, by April 1878, water was flowing through them. The Second Mesa Company arrived in 1879 and settled to the west of where the First Mesa Company settled in 1880, due to lack of available farmland; this settlement was called Stringtown. On July 17, 1878, Mesa City was registered as a 1-square-mile townsite; the first school was built in 1879.
In 1883, Mesa City was incorporated with a population of 300 people. Dr. A. J. Chandler, who would go on to found the city of Chandler, worked on widening the Mesa Canal in 1895 to allow for enough flow to build a power plant. In 1917, the city of Mesa purchased the utility company; the revenues from the company provided enough for capital expenditures until the 1960s. During the Great Depression, WPA funds provided paved streets, a new hospital, a new town hall and a library. After the founding of the city the elected official that most impacted the municipality was George Nicholas Goodman, he was mayor 5 different times in parts of 3 different decade. As mayor he was directly involved in the process of acquiring land for both Falcon Field and Williams Field. With the opening of Falcon Field and Williams Field in the early 1940s, more military personnel began to move into the Mesa area. With the advent of air conditioning and the rise of tourism, population growth exploded in Mesa as well as the rest of the Phoenix area.
Industry -- early aerospace companies -- grew in the 1960s. As late as 1960, half of the residents of Mesa made a living with agriculture, but this has declined as Mesa's suburban growth continued on track with the rest of the Phoenix metro area. Due to Mesa's long east to west travel distance, in excess of 18 miles and large land area 133.13 square miles, locations in Mesa are referred to as residing within either East Mesa or West Mesa. Mesa employs a grid system for street numbering, different from that used in Phoenix and other portions of the metropolitan area. Center Street, running north to south, bisects Mesa into eastern and western halves and serves as the east and west numbering point of origin within Mesa. Streets west of Center St. such as W. University Drive or W. Main St. are considered to be in West Mesa, whereas streets east of Center St. such as E. University or E. Main St. are considered to be in East Mesa. Mesa Drive, running north to south and bisecting Mesa into east and west sections, is located 0.5 miles east of Center Street, serves as the zip code boundary between the 85281, 85201, 85202, 85210 zip codes of Western Mesa and the 85203, 85204, 85205, 85206, 85207, 85208, 85209, 85212, 85213, 85215, 85220, 85242 zip codes of Eastern Mesa.
Country Club Drive, running north to south and bisecting Mesa into east and west sections, is located 0.5 miles west of Center St, serves as the jurisdictional boundary between Arizona's 5th and 6th congressional districts. Note that this sam
The Roosevelt elk known as Olympic elk, is the largest of the four surviving subspecies of elk in North America. Their range includes the rain forests of the Pacific Northwest, extends to parts of northern California, they were introduced to Kodiak, Alaska's Afognak and Raspberry Islands in 1928; the desire to protect the elk was one of the primary forces behind the establishment of the Mount Olympus National Monument in 1909. Adults grow to around 6 -- stand 2.5 -- 5.6 ft tall at the wither. Elk bulls weigh between 700 and 1100 lb, while cows weigh 575–625 lb; some mature bulls from Raspberry Island in Alaska have weighed nearly 1300 lb. From late spring to early fall, Roosevelt elk feed on herbaceous plants, such as sedges. During winter months, they feed on woody plants, including highbush cranberry, devil's club, newly planted seedlings. Roosevelt elk are known to eat blueberries, mushrooms and salmonberries. In the wild, Roosevelt elk live beyond 12 to 15 years, but in captivity have been known to live over 25 years.
This elk subspecies was reintroduced to British Columbia's Sunshine Coast from Vancouver Island in 1986. Dean Creek Elk Viewing Area Manitoban elk Rocky Mountain elk Tule elk Return of the elk to the B. C. Lower Mainland
Rosalia Parry is an American pioneer scuba diver, underwater photographer and actress. Parry started diving in the 1940s as a young girl. Born in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, in 1933, she was raised on a Wisconsin lake and learned to swim and love the water at an early age; as a young woman, while working in Santa Monica, for the Douglas Aircraft Company, she became involved in pioneering diving and scientific work Sports Illustrated magazine. In 1953 she became a tester of underwater equipment for Scientific Underwater Research Enterprises, she and her partner, designed and marketed the first civilian hyperbaric chamber for divers. They were evangelists for the purchase of hyperbaric chambers around the world to provide lifesaving facilities for divers suffering from "the bends". In 1954, Parry set a women's depth record to 209 feet, she is said to have stopped at 209 feet. That year, she became the third female instructor to graduate from the L. A. County UICC program. In 1954, Parry made her screen debut in Kingdom of the Sea, a Jack Douglas Production, shown in 70 countries and had a successful run of several years.
Because of her work in Kingdom of the Sea, Parry was tapped by the producers of the new show, Sea Hunt. Parry has referred to Sea Hunt as an "underwater western"; the lead character, Mike Nelson, was introduced to an undersea problem or villain at the start of the show. By the end of the half-hour, he had resolved the problem. Parry's beauty and her knowledge of the sea and diving made her a natural to join the Sea Hunt show, she was cast without a single screen test. Her role in the series was as a female underwater stunt double, but she did appear as an actress in a few episodes, she assisted in teaching Mr. Bridges how to use scuba gear prior to the series going into production. Parry's acting continued on other shows, including GE Theatre, Wagon Train, Peter Gunn, The Magic Circus, more. Parry continued as an actor for a number of years including many commercials and as a stunt woman on a wide variety of shows involving underwater scenes. Most she was in the film Tillamook Treasure, in which she played Sam, the owner of a hardware store.
Parry's experience goes beyond acting. She is writer, she has used her organizational skills to bring the beauty of underwater photography to the public. In 1957, Parry co-founded the International Underwater Film Festival. In 1960, she became the first elected woman president of the U/W Photographic Society, she wrote and published a book with the late Albert Tillman, Scuba America Vol. I, the Human History of Sport Diving in America; the book is now available as an eBook. She was on the cover of the May 1955 issue of Sports Illustrated magazine. Parry received the NOGI Award for Distinguished Service, DEMAs Reaching Out Award, the Women's Scuba Association Scuba Diver of the Year Award, the Los Angeles Parks and Recreation Education Award. In 2001, Parry was made a "Lifetime Ambassador at Large", by The Academy of Underwater Arts and Sciences. In 2002, she was inducted into the Cayman Island International Scuba Diving Hall of Fame and received the Beneath the Sea Diver of the Year Award. Parry has been an ardent supporter of The Women Divers Hall of Fame since its inception in 1999.
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Maxwell Trowbridge Gail Jr. known as Max Gail, is an American actor who has starred in stage and film roles. He is best known for his role as Detective Stan "Wojo" Wojciehowicz on the sitcom Barney Miller, which earned him two consecutive Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Comedy Series nominations. Gail was born in Detroit, the son of Mary Elizabeth and Maxwell Trowbridge Gail, a businessman, raised in Grosse Ile, Michigan, he has actress Mary Gail. He attended Williams College, was an instructor for the University Liggett School before becoming an actor, his acting debut came in 1970 for the Little Fox Theatre in San Francisco, playing Chief Bromden in the original stage production of One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest. In 1973, he reprised this role in his New York stage debut. Gail is best known for his television role as Det. Stan "Wojo" Wojciehowicz in the sitcom Barney Miller. Gail's best known feature film role is in D. C. Cab as Harold, the owner of the D. C. Cab taxi company.
He directed several episodes of Barney Miller as Maxwell Gail. In 1984, Gail was featured in the monodrama The Babe on Broadway; this stage play was filmed and featured on PBS. Gail has starred in other TV series including Whiz Kids as Llewellan Farley, Jr. an investigative reporter, friends with a group of teenaged computer hackers. He worked on the short-lived Normal Life, he has appeared on the TV series Daughters. Gail has made many guest appearances on TV shows such as: Walker, Texas Ranger, Cannon, Dr. Quinn, Medicine Woman, Due South, The Streets of San Francisco, Paul Sand in Friends and Lovers, The Drew Carey Show, Hawaii Five-0, Quantum Leap, Longmire, Gary Unmarried, NCIS, Mad Men, as well as an episode of the FX miniseries Fargo. Gail appeared as Brooklyn Dodgers manager Burt Shotton in the 2013 film 42, a film about Jackie Robinson's first two years as a member of the Dodgers organization, including his first year of playing at the Major League level in 1947. Gail runs Full Circle, a production company which has featured documentaries on such subjects as Agent Orange, Native Americans, nuclear issues.
Gail was recast as Mike Corbin on General Hospital. He debuted on February 5, 2018. Gail's first wife, Willie Bier, died of cancer in 1986 after three years of marriage; the experience inspired Gail to be the narrator of the alternate medicine film documentary, "Hoxsey: When Healing Becomes a Crime". They have India, he and his second wife, have two children and Grace. Max Gail on IMDb Max Gail on Facebook LAP.org
Neahkahnie Mountain is a mountain, or headland, on the Oregon Coast, north of Manzanita in Oswald West State Park overlooking U. S. Route 101; the peak is part of the Northern Oregon Coast Range, part of the Oregon Coast Range. It is best known for stories of Spanish treasure said to be buried either at the foot of the mountain, or on its slopes. In earlier times, Native Americans would set fires to clear the mountain slopes so deer and elk would have tender vegetation to eat in the spring. Pioneers afterwards did the same so sheep would have grass to graze on. Since at least 1990, this practice was discontinued and the slopes are forested in many places; the name comes from the Tillamook language, although according to Lewis A. McArthur, an Oregonian geographic historian, the meaning of the word is controversial. Neah-Kah-Nie is translated as "the place of the god". A legend, dating back to the mid-1800s and the first Hudson's Bay Co. employees to arrive in the area, claims the mountain conceals a lost treasure, hidden by Spanish sailors in the late 16th century.
There are various versions of the legend, but the most common ones involve a group of sailors carrying a chest up the hillside digging a hole and lowering the treasure inside. As the story goes, one of the sailors plunges his sword into one of the men with them an African slave, his body was thrown in on top of the treasure; the "lost treasure," subject of the 2006 movie Tillamook Treasure, has been searched for by hundreds of people over the years, some resorting to earth-moving equipment and others digging by hand. During the 1930s, two treasure hunters died. Digging for treasure is prohibited on the portions of the mountain that are in the control of the Oregon Parks Service and is prohibited on the beach part of the Oregon State parks; some artifacts of Spanish origin have been found on the mountain. Beeswax has been recovered from the beach along the southwest slopes of the mountain for years. One slab, described as "closely resembling polished stone", has a cross with a circle at its center carved on its surface.
But no treasure or evidence of treasure is known to have been found. Spanish ships might have come to the area by the 16th century. Ships using the Manila galleon trade route made landfall on the southern California coast, but it is possible some made landfall as far north as Oregon; the 1543 voyage of Juan Rodríguez Cabrillo reached California and, under Bartolomé Ferrelo, might have reached the Oregon coast. The 1774 voyage of Juan Pérez was the first European voyage to have unquestionably reached the Oregon coast. However, a Spanish ship may wrecked near the base of Mount Neahkahnie. Spanish archives list 33 ships as lost during the period of the Manila galleon. Five possible galleons from this list have been suggested as possible shipwrecks: the San Juanillo, lost in 1578. Another theory for the inscribed stones was proposed in 1971 by M. Wayne Jensen Jr. Director of the Tillamook County Pioneer Museum and Don Vlies, commercial fishermen, suggested the stones were traces of a plane table survey made by Sir Francis Drake in 1579 as a Symbolic Sovereign Act for England to this part of Western North America, would identify New Albion with Short Sand Beach north of the mountain.
Neahkahnie Beach, Oregon "Neahkahnie Mountain". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey. Retrieved 2008-12-31