Thinker of the Week: Chief Seattle


Full Name: Si’ ahl (English name Seattle)

Born: 1780

Died: 1866

Hometown: Blake Island, USA

Fave Subjects: Peace, The Environment

Career Highlights:

  • famous speaker
  • led six tribes, but wasn’t actually a chief (they didn’t really have chiefs)
  • created peaceful relationships with European settlers
  • had a city named after him

Big Question: 

How are all things in nature connected?

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