Wilson, Bill

WILSON, Bill, aboriginal activist (b 6 Apr 1944, Comox). As a law student at UBC in the early 1970s he was president of the Native Student Union and the Law Students' Assoc. While still in law school he was hired as executive director of the UNION OF BC INDIAN CHIEFS and he went on to become a leading strategist in aboriginal politics in the province for more than a decade. He was active in the BC Assoc of Non-Status Indians and founding president of its successor organization, the United...

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