Native American Authors
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
Description: Biographical information about Clutesi, as well as a gallery of his artwork.
Books by George Clutesi:
Clutesi, George. Potlatch
Sidney, B.C. : Gray’s Publishing, 1969.
Clutesi, George. Son of raven, son of deer; fables of the Tse-Shaht people
Sidney, B.C. : Gray’s Pub., 1967.
Clutesi, George. Stand tall, my son
Victoria, B.C. : Newport Bay Pub., 1990.
Audience: All Ages
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