Ira Sylvester "Ves" Godfroy

Summary: 
Ira Sylvester Godfroy was an integral leader in making claims to the Indian Claims Commission.
Traditional Knowledge: 

Ira Sylvester Godfroy, commonly known as Ves, was a leader of the Miami in making claims to the Indian Claims Commission. He can be quoted saying, "We have preserved our identity as Miami's" in a deposition before the Indian Claims Commission June 26, 1954. Ira Sylvester Godfroy died in February of 1961.