Red Cloud (Oglala Sioux), Sitting Bull (actually Hunkpapa, not Miniconjou Sioux), Swift Bear (Arapaho), and Spotted Tail (Brule Sioux)... and Julius Meyer. Taken by Frank F. Currier, Omaha. Indian_Chiefs_1875.jpg (1512×1887)
"Red Cloud" (1822 – December 10, 1909) war leader & chief of Oglala Lakota (Sioux). One of the most capable Native American opponents US Army faced, he led a successful campaign in 1866–1868 known as Red Cloud's War over control of Powder River Country in northeastern Wyoming & southern Montana. Here with his son "Jack Red Cloud" who succeeded him as Chief. Photograph ca 1900
Red Cloud(Makhpiya-luta)...I am poor and naked, but I am the chief of the nation. We do not want riches but we do want to train our children right. Riches would do us no good. We could not take them with us to the other world. We do not want riches. We want peace and love.
Short Bull-Was a Sioux Indian (c 1845 - 1915) a member of the Sioux tribe, was born about 1845. He was a warrior who fought at the Battle of the Little Big Horn, and a medicine man who brought the Ghost Dance religion to the Lakotas. After the murder of Sitting Bull,Short Bull was imprisoned at Fort Sheridan, Illinois. In 1891 Short Bull was released from custody and was permitted to join Bill Cody and his Wild West Show. Short Bull died on the Rosebud Reservation in South Dakota in 1915.
Join us Dec 4th for our next Global Synchronized Prayer at 10:00am CST. Interfaith leaders are flying in to gather beside Chief Arvol Looking Horse in support of the Indigenous Youth, together we will unify once more.