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Chief Yowlachie

Chief Yowlachie (born Daniel Simmons; August 15, 1891 – March 7, 1966) was a Native American actor from the Yakama tribe in the U.S. state of Washington, known for playing supporting roles and bit parts in numerous films. He is perhaps best known for playing Two Jaw Quo, Nadine Groot's assistant cook, in the classic 1948 Western Red River.

Birth and Death Data: Born 1891 (Yakima), Died 1966 (Los Angeles)

Date Range of DAHR Recordings: 1927

Roles Represented in DAHR: baritone vocal

Recordings

Company Matrix No. Size First Recording Date Title Primary Performer Description Role Audio
Victor [Trial 1927-05-17-01] Not documented 5/17/1927 Indian love song Chief Yowlachie Male vocal solo vocalist, baritone vocal  
Victor [Trial 1927-05-17-02] Not documented 5/17/1927 Drinking song Chief Yowlachie Male vocal solo vocalist, baritone vocal  

Citation

Discography of American Historical Recordings, s.v. "Yowlachie, Chief," accessed July 29, 2021, https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/110437.

Yowlachie, Chief. (2021). In Discography of American Historical Recordings. Retrieved July 29, 2021, from https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/110437.

"Yowlachie, Chief." Discography of American Historical Recordings. UC Santa Barbara Library, 2021. Web. 29 July 2021.

DAHR Persistent Identifier

URI: https://adp.library.ucsb.edu/names/110437

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