Tonto The Man In Front of The Mask
TONTO: The Man in Front of the Mask is the FIRST book ever written about Harold J. Smith aka Jay Silverheels aka Tonto.
Hard cover bound the 128 pages contain original illustrations, maps, photos and interviews with family and friends. Jay’s life is illuminated, false information is rebuked and true facts are clarified and expanded upon. Oral history was blended with written information, respecting both sources, giving you the reader, a unique insight into Jay’s life.
Jay was a Mohawk from the Grand River Six Nations therefore we begin with the Six Nations Story of Creation. We outline Jay’s family and his youth then follow his Hollywood career, ending with contemporary comments related to the 2013 release of the Lone Ranger.
Every baby-boomer will be surprised to find out who the “real” man portraying Tonto was. This book is also a wonderful teachers’ resource.
Tonto The Man Infront of The Mask Youtube
TONTO / Jay Silverheels / Zig Misiak Brant Advocate Podcast Interview
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