Role in the film
The Northuldra Leader first appears in King Agnarr's story during his childhood, where he shakes hands with Runeard after establishing a peace treaty and the construction of the dam. He is not mentioned afterwards.
The leader later appears in Ahtohallan memories, where Elsa discovers he had complained to Runeard that the dam was weakening their waters and harming their forests, only to be dismissed by the king. The leader is then shown being murdered by Runeard while he was unarmed