Native American Authors

James Aul Sewid , 1913-1988


James Aul Sewid (January 1, 1913 May 18, 1988) was a Canadian fisherman, author and former Chief councillor of the Kwakiutl (Kwakwaka'wakw) at Alert Bay, British Columbia. In 1971, he was made an Officer of the Order of Canada.

Awards and Honors

Officer of the Order of Canada, 1971.


Books by James Aul Sewid:

Sewid, James Aul. Guests Never Leave Hungry: The Autobiography of James Sewid, a Kwakiutl Indian
New Haven, CT : Yale University Press, 1969.
Genre: Autobiography
Language: English
Audience: All Ages
ISBN: 978-0773501348

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