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George Clutesi
, 1905-1988


George Clutesi was born in 1905 in Port Alberni, British Columbia and was educated in reservation school. He was an artist, author and lecturer who taught about Native culture and wrote textbooks for Canadian schools. He also appeared in TV documentaries.

Awards and Honors

British Columbia Centennial Award, 1959.
Canada Centennial Medal, 1967.


Online resources by or about George Clutesi:

First Nations Art in B.C.: George Clutesi
Author: British Columbia Archives
Type: authorbio
Description: Biographical information about Clutesi, as well as a gallery of his artwork.

URL: http://www.bcarchives.gov.bc.ca/exhibits/timemach/galler03/frames/clutesi.htm

Books by George Clutesi:

Clutesi, George. Potlatch
Sidney, B.C. : Gray’s Publishing, 1969.
Genre: Fiction

Clutesi, George. Son of raven, son of deer; fables of the Tse-Shaht people
Sidney, B.C. : Gray’s Pub., 1967.
Genre: Folklore
Audience: Youth

Clutesi, George. Stand tall, my son
Victoria, B.C. : Newport Bay Pub., 1990.
Genre: Biography
Audience: All Ages
ISBN: 0921513038

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