Walter Dieter ~ Saskatchewan Indian
Senator Dieter was born May 31, 1916. Walter was raised on the Peepeekisis Reserve near Balcarres, Saskatchewan. Following his education Senator Dieter joined the army. Shortly after his enlistment Walter received a discharge for medical reasons. Walter, renowned for his contributions and concerns toward the development and self – determination of his people began his record of service in 1958, when he and his wife, Inez, were the driving force for in laying down the foundation for the Inauguration of the Saskatoon Friendship Centre.