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.”
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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