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.

Chief Red Cloud - Oglala Sioux leader who defeated U. Army in many battles. Red Cloud did the most for his people more than any other leader, one of the greatest Americans to ever live !

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.

An old photograph of Red Cloud or Scarlet Cloud aka Makhpiya-luta or Ma-kpe-ah-lou-tah - Oglala Sioux 1880 [A].

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 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.

El gobierno estadounidense reconoce a 565 tribus de nativos americanos. Actualmente existen 2.5 millones de nativos, de los cuales alrededor de un millón viven en reservas, que en total abarcan una extensión de 22.5 millones de hectáreas, o 2.3% del territorio total de Estados Unidos. Es decir, los nativos americanos fueron privados de 97.7% de sus tierras. A ninguna tribu se le concedió el derecho de conservar sus tierras ancestrales y todos los habitantes fueron desarmados. Jefe 1899

Né en 1822 dans l’Etat du Nebraska, Red Cloud (nuage rouge) est un chef sioux de…

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 -Oglala Lakota-They made us many promises, more than I can remember. But they kept but one--They promised to take our land...and they took it. Chief Red Cloud -

Chief Red Cloud -Oglala Lakota-They made us many promises, more than I can remember. But they kept but one--They promised to take our land.

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