|Birth: ||Aug. 14, 1860|
Santa Fe County
New Mexico, USA
Seton ("the Chief") AKA "Black Wolf" was an award winning wildlife illustrator and naturalist who was also a spell-binding storyteller and lecturer, a best selling author of animal stories, expert with Native American Sign language and early supporter of the political, cultural and spiritual rights of First Peoples. He was born August 14, 1860, in South Shields, Durham, England, of Scottish ancestry (
In 1931 he became a United States citizen. He died in Seton Village, New Mexico in 1946, aged 86. Seton was cremated in Albuquerque. In 1960, in honor of his 100th birthday and the 350th anniversary of Santa Fe, his daughter Dee and his grandson Seton Cottier (son of Anya) scattered the ashes over Seton Village from a plane.
He was founder of the Woodcraft Indians and founding pioneer of the Boy Scouts of America.
Joseph Logan Thompson (1821 - 1902)
Alice Snowden Thompson (1823 - 1897)
Grace Gallatin Seton (1872 - 1959)*
Julia Moses Buttree Seton (1889 - 1975)*
Anya Seton (1904 - 1990)*
John Enoch Thompson (1846 - 1932)*
Charles Seton Thompson (1851 - 1925)*
Ernest Thompson Seton (1860 - 1946)
Alan C. Thompson (1864 - 1951)*
Cremated, Ashes scattered.
Specifically: scattered the ashes over Seton Village, New Mexico from a plane.
Created by: Kyle
Record added: Aug 15, 2008
Find A Grave Memorial# 29052287
You'd be happy to know that the values and integrity of the organization you pioneered, the BSA, are alive and well... in the organization's alternatives, like Trail Life USA. As for the BSA, they have completely sold out to liberals and PC activists and ...(Read more)|
Added: Feb. 1, 2017
He was an amazing man! I would have loved to have known him.|
Added: Jul. 11, 2016
Added: Apr. 23, 2016
|There are 7 more notes not showing...|
Click here to view all notes...