James Ayers Studios Here is my visual tribute to Chief Red Cloud, or Mahpiya Lutu as he was known to his people. Red Cloud was one of the seminal figures in the final, tragic battles between the Lakota people and the encroaching United States.
Oh Great Spirit who made all races. Look kindly upon the whole human family and take away the arrogance and hatred which separate us from our brothers. —Cherokee Prayer Mitakuye Oyasin [Artwork by Charles Frizzell]