Red Cloud Quotes (16 quotes)
“You have the sound of the white soldier's axe upon the Little Piney. His presence here is... an insult to the spirits of our ancestors. Are we then to give up their sacred graves to be ploughed for corn? Dakotas, I am for war!”
Speech at council, Fort Laramie, Wyo., 1866
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Picture Source: WikipediaRed Cloud
Died: 1909 (aged 27)
Bio: Red Cloud, was a war leader and a chief of the Oglala Lakota. 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.