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Red Cloud (1822-1909)

Red Cloud first visited Grant at the White Hou...

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In 1841 Red Cloud killed one of his uncle’s rivals, an event which divided his tribe for years. Nevertheless, he gained enormous prominence within the Lakota nation. Respect grew steadily as he showed great leadership in territorial wars against other plains tribes. Then something happened that changed everything… More>>