**UPDATED 12/30 9:18pm** Two Row Times has confirmed that Haudenosaune/Cree actor Charlie Hill passed away early Monday morning following a lengthy illness. He was 62 years old. His family issued this statement via Facebook Monday evening.
Six Nations actor Gary Farmer took to social media Monday morning offering condolences after learning his friend, Haudenosaune actor Charlie Hill, passed away after battling lymphoma for the last year.
Farmer posted on his Facebook, “My sincere condolences to family, friends, and fans for my long time friend, Charlie Hill who passed on early this morning.”
Haudenosaune musician Pura Fe also put out condolences on social media today saying this:
Hill has been noted as one of the most groundbreaking actors in our generation.
A website has been up and running to raise funds for the family while they cared for him in his illness. Donations can still be made here. https://www.everribbon.com/ribbon/view/15637
Two Row Times has set up an online condolence card for anyone wishing to express their sympathy to the Hill family at this time.