American Indian Actor Saginaw Grant, 85, Passes Away
July 30, 2021
LOS ANGELES - Legendary American Indian actor Saginaw Grant walked on to the spirit world Tuesday, July 27, 2021. Grant was a widely respected elder in Indian Country. He was the hereditary chief and a respected citizen of the Sac and Fox Nation in Oklahoma with blood ties to the Iowa and Otoe-Missouria Nations. He was 85.
The announcement of his passing was posted on his Facebook page:
"It's with heavy hearts we announce a warrior has been called home. Saginaw Morgan Grant, the hereditary chief and medicine man of the Sac & Fox tribe, traveled the world speaking of his traditions, his experiences, his sobriety and his faith as both a Native American and a Christian."