H. Louis Chandler (Chieftain Falling Branch)

H. Louis Chandler
Chieftain Falling Branch

 

Brave

 

1941

 

Warrior

 

1942

Sachem

 

1943

Keeper of the Wampum

 

1947

Sagamore

 

1966

Medicine Man

 

1970

Chieftain

 

1996

Louie served on camp staff as a youth in various positions. In 1969 he returned to the reservation to assist J. D. Hammontree in keeping the tribal records. He assumed the position of Recording Medicine Man in 1970 and continued to keep the tribal records until 1990. He was named Senior Medicine Man in 1980 and became a Chieftain in 1996. From 1990 until 2000, Louie served as Curator of the Memorial Hall.