Chief Don Eagle

Chief Don Eagle

Portrait painting by Chris Dale Chief Don Eagle, one of the most popular Native American wrestlers of all time.
One of the most popular Native American wrestlers of all time.

Carl Donald Bell, 1925–1966 Kahnawake, Quebec, “Chief Don Eagle”. Started boxing 1945 had fights with some famous fighters but not till 1950 went in to pro-wrestler was successful. Trained by his father, Chief Joseph War Eagle. Used Native American identity in promotion photos wearing a Sioux headdresses even though he was Mohawk, who do not where this type of headdress, but at least he was actually native. Neither they nor his father were actually Chiefs. One of the most popular Native American wrestlers of all time.

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