Chaske Spencer

Chaske Spencer

Place of Birth: Tahlequah, Oklahoma

Date of Birth: March 9, 1975

Ethnicity: Yankton Dakota, Assiniboine, Sisseton (Santee Dakota), Nez Perce, Cherokee, Creek, as well as French and Dutch

Chaske Spencer is an American actor and producer. He played Sam Uley, the leader of the Wolfpack, in the Twilight films.

Chaske’s maternal grandfather was Louis Youngman (the son of Jacob Youngman and Skechana). The Youngman family were Yankton Dakota.

Chaske’s maternal grandmother was Mary/Marie Eagleman (the daughter of John Eagleman and Good Woman). The Eagleman family were Assiniboine and Sisseton (Santee Dakota).

Chaske’s mother’s obituary described her as “an enrolled member of the Fort Peck Assiniboine and Sioux Tribes of Montana and a direct descendant of Many Roads, Crazy Bull, Medicine Bear, Touches the Cloud and Eagle Man.”

Sources: http://www.bettyconfidential.com

Obituary of Chaske’s mother – http://lmtribune.com

Chaske’s maternal grandparents, Lewis Youngman and Mary/Marie Eagleman, on the 1930 U.S. Census – https://familysearch.org

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4 Responses

  1. Kimmel says:

    Everything about this guy confuses me. But I learnt something new.

  2. bablah says:

    Youngmans were Yankton Dakota.
    Eaglemans were Assiniboine and Sisseton (Santee Dakota).

    • bablah says:

      Tagg as Nakota (since he’s Assiniboine, so we have a single tag for them and Stoneys), and delete Sioux from the ethnicity and just leave it in the tags since Dakota and Nakota are both Sioux, so it’s a given that he is one.

  3. bablah says:

    http://lmtribune.com/obituaries/janet-youngman-spencer/article_0cda0671-ff1f-57a1-b9be-1605f4c811da.html
    His mother was an enrolled member of the Fort Peck Assiniboine and Sioux Tribes of Montana.

    Maternal grandparents are Louis Youngman and Mary Eagleman:
    https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:XCM1-FYM
    Mary’s mother was Good woman Eagleman

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