Chief Bill Wilson
Journey Participant

Chief Bill Wilson’s parents were Native Indians from the Musgamagw/Kwawkgewlth Nation. Bill was born and raised in Comox, BC. He has a BA from the University of Victoria and an LL.B. from the University of British Columbia. He is the hereditary Chief of his tribe, recognized by their Potlatch laws, not the INAC rules. He has been a Native Indian politician all his life. Bill helped to draft and successfully argue for the enshrinement of the first and only Amendment to Canada’s newly patriated Constitution, in March 1983. He has the distinct privilege of being the father of four children, two daughters and two sons, Kory, Jody, Corey and William. He has seven grandchildren, all girls, who he loves.