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

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), (1822 – December 10, 1909) was a war leader and a chief of the Oglala Lakota (Sioux). He led as a chief from 1868 to 1909. One of the most capable Native American opponents the United States Army faced, he led a successful campaign in 1866–1868 known as Red Cloud's War over control of the Powder River Country in northeastern Wyoming and southern Montana.

Red Cloud (Lakota: Maȟpíya Lúta), (1822 – December 10, 1909) was a war leader and a chief of the Oglala Lakota (Sioux). He led as a chief from 1868 to 1909. One of the most capable Native American opponents the United States Army faced, he led a successful campaign in 1866–1868 known as Red Cloud's War over control of the Powder River Country in northeastern Wyoming and southern Montana.

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, S.D. Chief Red Cloud, Felix Flying Hawk, 1905.

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

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

The Heritage Center at Red Cloud Indian School Pine Ridge Reservation

The Heritage Center at Red Cloud Indian School Pine Ridge Reservation

"Red Cloud was one of the last of the mighty Sioux Chiefs from the Indian Wars of the 1800's to survive. He was a powerful leader of the Oglala

"Red Cloud was one of the last of the mighty Sioux Chiefs from the Indian Wars of the 1800's to survive. He was a powerful leader of the Oglala

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