Chief Red Cloud, of the Lakota Sioux (1822 - 1909).

historical-nonfiction: “ Chief Red Cloud, of the Lakota Sioux - ” Find out about Red Cloud Maȟpíya Lúta - his early life at Native American Images.

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)

A 1875 photograph of Chiefs Red Cloud (Oglala Sioux), Sitting Bull (Hunkpapa Sioux), Swift Bear (Arapaho), and Spotted Tail (Brule Sioux), along with their interpreter Julius Meyer.

Chief Red Cloud (1822 - 1909) Oglala Sioux leader who defeated U.S. Army in many battles. Born near North Platte, Nebraska

Red Cloud (Lakota: Maȟpíya Lúta) – December was a war leader and a chief of the Oglala Lakota.

Red Cloud 1822-1909  Perhaps one of the most capable warriors from the Oglala Lakota (Sioux) tribesmen ever faced by the US military, Makhpiya Luta, his Sioux name, led his people in what is known as Red Cloud’s War. This battle was for the rights to the area known as Powder River Country in Northern Wyoming and Southern Montana. Eventually he led his people during their time on reservation.

Red Cloud Perhaps one of the most capable warriors from the Oglala Lakota (Sioux) tribesmen ever faced by the US military, Makhpiya Luta, his Sioux name, led his people in what is known as Red Cloud’s War.

Red Cloud - Oglala - 1880 {Note: It is said that Red Cloud received his name because a red comet traveled through the sky in the year he was born, in 1822.}

Red Cloud - Oglala - 1880 {Note: It is said that Red Cloud received his name because a red comet traveled through the sky in the year he was born, in

Book pick of the week -- “The Heart of Everything That Is”: A vibrant new biography of Red Cloud, the only Native American leader to win a war against the U.S.

“The Heart of Everything That Is”: The Sioux’s brilliant, unsung leader

The Heart of Everything That Is: The Untold Story of Red Cloud, An American Legend: Bob Drury, Tom Clavin

The great chief Red Cloud looking quite sombre in this excellent portrait. 1905.

The great chief Red Cloud looking quite sombre in this excellent portrait. Asked OC Marsh to look into government corruption in Indian Affairs. Marsh kept his word although corruption was insurmountable.

Chief Blue Horse and Chief Red Cloud were brothers and sons of Old Chief Smoke. Born the same day, both died at the age of 87 at Pine Ridge, S.D. Chief Red Cloud, Felix Flying Hawk, 1905.

Chief Blue Horse and Chief Red Cloud were brothers and sons of Old Chief Smoke. Born the same day, both died at the age of 87 at Pine Ridge,.

Makhpiya Luta, Red Cloud.

An entry from Chimney Smoke

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