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  Red Cloud: Elder Statesman, warrior and activist
Red Cloud, a great Lakota warrior, was born on the placid banks of the wide, slow-flowing Platte River, near what is now North Platte, Nebraska.
Red Cloud had seen the army drive the eastern Lakota from their land in Minnesota during bloody battles in 1862 and 1863.
Red Cloud did not join with Crazy Horse and Sitting Bull in the Indian wars of 1876-77 and was not at the Battle of the Little Bighorn.
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The young Red Cloud is said to have been a fine horseman, able to swim across the Missouri and Yellowstone rivers, of high bearing and unquestionable courage, yet invariably gentle and courteous in everyday life.
Red Cloud answered the smile, and in that instant a treaty of peace was born between them.
Red Cloud was a modest and little known man of about twenty-eight years, when General Harney called all the western bands of Sioux together at Fort Laramie, Wyoming, for the purpose of securing an agreement and right of way through their territory.
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 Red Cloud
Red Cloud was born in 1822, on the placid banks of the wide, slow-flowing Platte River near what is now North Platte, Nebraska.
Red Cloud’s mother was a member of the Oglala Sioux, and his father, who died in Red Cloud's youth, was a member of the Brulé Sioux.
Red Cloud's principal military achievement lay in forcing the United States to abandon the Bozeman Trail between the North Platte River and the goldfields of Montana.
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 CASDE | Red Cloud -- Webster County
Chief Red Cloud (Mahpiya-Luta), famous Ogalala warrior and later as a nationally renown as a negotiator in behalf of the Sioux nation.
Red Cloud survived the loss of the mainline of the BandMR Railroad in the late 1890s, as well as the drought and economic down-turn during that decade.
Red Cloud boasts four historical organizations which preserve and interpret the history of the town and the surrounding countryside: the Nebraska State Historical Society's Willa Cather Historical Center, the Willa Cather Pioneer Memorial and Educational Foundation, the Webster County Historical Museum, and The Land and Its People Foundation.
www.casde.unl.edu /history/counties/webster/redcloud   (894 words)

 Red Cloud - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Red Cloud (Lakota: Makhpyia-luta), (1822 – December 10, 1909) was a war leader of the Oglala Lakota (Sioux).
Red Cloud was born close to the forks of the Platte River by the modern-day city of North Platte, Nebraska.
Red Cloud, along with other leaders, rejected a treaty ceding the territory; he was unsuccessful in finding a peaceful solution, and did not take part in the Lakota war of 1876-1877 lead by T‘ašunka Witko (Crazy Horse) and Tatanka Iyotake (Sitting Bull).
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Red_Cloud   (662 words)

 Red Cloud   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
Alarmed by the army and their construction of forts along the Bozeman Trail, Red Cloud fought to protect the land of the Sioux, which encompassed the heart of the territory being used for this chain of forts.
Red Cloud saw the deadly accuracy of the U.S. Army’s new rifles and at the Wagon Box Fight of August 1867 might have thought his chances of stopping the movement on the Bozeman Trail was next to impossible.
Among latter-day chiefs, Red Cloud was notable as a quiet man, simple and direct in speech, courageous in action, an ardent lover of his country, and possessed in a marked degree of the manly qualities characteristic of the American Indian in his best days.
www.scsc.k12.ar.us /2003outwest/JeffersE/red_cloud.htm   (829 words)

 Red Cloud
The release of RED CLOUD (NE A143.70-2) was announced in 1992 by the University of Nebraska-Lincoln and the Panhandle Research and Extension Center at Scottsbluff.
Red Cloud was selected in 1970 by Dr. Robert O'Keefe and its common scab resistance is due to one of its parents, cv.
Red Cloud has the higher specific gravity (and thereby inferred percent dry matter) than the red-skinned cultivar standards.
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 The Great Chiefs - Red Cloud
The intelligence, strength, and bravery of Red Cloud became widely known throughout the tribe, and he was credited with 80 coups, or individual feats of bravery.
In return for Red Cloud’s pledge to live in peace, the government promised to abandon all forts along the trail, and accept the territorial claims of the Sioux.
Red Cloud was removed as chief, and not long afterwards the tribe was removed to the Pine Ridge Reservation in South Dakota.
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 PBS - THE WEST - Red Cloud
As caravans of miners and settlers began to cross the Lakota's land, Red Cloud was haunted by the vision of Minnesota's expulsion of the Eastern Lakota in 1862 and 1863.
Red Cloud's strategies were so successful that by 1868 the United States government had agreed to the Fort Laramie Treaty.
Red Cloud cultivated contacts with sympathetic Eastern reformers, especially Thomas A. Bland, and was not above pretending for political effect to be more acculturated to white ways than he actually was.
www.pbs.org /weta/thewest/people/i_r/redcloud.htm   (606 words)

 Red Cloud Indian School | Pine Ridge, SD
Red Cloud Indian School (Grades K-12) was founded as Holy Rosary Mission in 1888 by the Jesuits at the request Chief Red Cloud, a leader of the Oglala Sioux Indians residing on the Pine Ridge Reservation.
The result of Red Cloud's great military success was the signing of the Fort Laramie Treaty of 1868, which established the western half of South Dakota as Lakota land, and provided a short period of peace in the area.
Red Cloud had had several dealings with a group of men he knew as the Sina Sapa, the "fl robes", a reference to the fl cassocks worn by the men of the Society of Jesus.
redcloudschool.org /history/history.htm   (759 words)

 Chief Red Cloud
During the 1860's Red Cloud is credited as becoming the most important war leader of the Sioux and Cheyenne against the Whites, virtually closing down the Bozeman Trail.
Red Cloud was not altogether ignorant of the numerical strength and the resourcefulness of the white man, but he was determined to face any odds rather than submit.
Red Cloud claimed the right to guard and hold by force, if need be, all this territory which had been conceded to his people by the treaty of 1868.
www.dlncoalition.org /dln_nation/chief_red_cloud.htm   (3538 words)

 American Experience | Ulysses S. Grant | People & Events | Red Cloud
Red Cloud agreed to stop fighting, and moved onto a reservation in Nebraska known as the Red Cloud Agency.
Red Cloud met with Grant again in 1875, when Grant offered $25,000 to the Sioux if they would give up their rights to hunt along the Platte River in Dakota Territory.
Red Cloud visited Washington a number of other times to lobby for his people, as activists like Mary Bonney worked to help Native Americans improve their rights.
www.pbs.org /wgbh/amex/grant/peopleevents/p_redcloud.html   (488 words)

 Chief Red Cloud, Chief Biography | Encyclopedia of World Biography
Born on a tributary of the North Platte River in Nebraska, Red Cloud early distinguished himself as a warrior.
Red Cloud gathered 1,500 to 2,000 warriors and in December lured Capt. W.
In 1870 Red Cloud journeyed to New York and Washington, D.C., to clarify the treaty and to speak in defense of the Sioux.
www.bookrags.com /biography/chief-red-cloud-chief   (431 words)

 Red Cloud - Search Results - MSN Encarta   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
Red Cloud (1822-1909), chief of the Oglala Sioux, who resisted United States occupation of Wyoming.
In 1866 Red Cloud assumed leadership of a group...
When she was about 10 years old her family moved to Red Cloud, Nebraska, which is the...
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  Willa Cather's Red Cloud, Nebraska
Though it would seem that every square foot of downtown Red Cloud can be traced back to a Willa Cather novel or short story, the books really come to life inside the house where Willa spend most of her childhood.
When the smoky clouds hung low in the west and the red sun went down behind them, leaving a pink flush on the snowy roofs and the blue drifts, then the wind sprang up afresh, with a kind of bitter song, as if it said: 'This is reality, whether you like it or not.
Red Cloud, which was a bustling town of 2,500 in Cather's time, now has just 1,200 residents.
savvytraveler.publicradio.org /show/features/2000/20001006/cather.shtml   (1355 words)

 Amazon.fr : Red Cloud: Photographs of a Lakota Chief: Livres: Frank Henry, III Goodyear   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
Red Cloud (1821-1909) was the most photographed Native American of the nineteenth century.
In Red Cloud: Photographs of a Lakota Chief, Red Cloud (1821–1909), the famous Lakota leader, comes to life through a series of extraordinary photographs that trace his career in stunning detail.
These images reveal much about Red Cloud—from the height of his position as a tribal leader in the 1870s through his years as an effective and controversial statesman to his old age and death in the early twentieth century.
www.amazon.fr /Red-Cloud-Photographs-Lakota-Chief/dp/0803221924   (657 words)

 Red Cloud
Red Cloud and his men continued to attack soldiers trying to protect the Bozeman Trail.
In May 1870 Red Cloud was taken to Washington to talk to senior members of the American government.
Red Cloud died on the Pine Ridge on 10th December, 1909.
www.spartacus.schoolnet.co.uk /WWredcloud.htm   (541 words)

 1871 RED CLOUD 1971   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
Red Cloud, named for the Oglala Sioux chief, was founded early in 1871 on homestead land filed upon by Silas Garber and company July 17, 1870, at Beatrice, the nearest land office.
During the 1880's Red Cloud served as a division center for the railroad.
Red Cloud was the childhood home of Willa Cather and it is known throughout the world as the setting for her six Nebraska novels and numerous short stories.
www.nde.state.ne.us /SS/markers/108.html   (193 words)

 Nebraska Community Foundation - Red Cloud Community Foundation Fund
In the future, the Red Cloud Community Foundation plans to establish a scholarship fund for graduates of the local high school and continue to work to improve the quality of life for residents of Red Cloud.
On June 19, 2002, the Red Cloud Community Foundation reported that the estate of Lyndall Harris, who died in June, 2001, is providing $60,000 to the Red Cloud Community Foundation.
The $60,000 gift helps Red Cloud complete the $100,000 required to match a $100,000 challenge grant issued to the Foundation last May. This is the first community to complete its challenge under the new Nebraska Legacy Challenge initiative of the Nebraska Community Foundation.
www.nebcommfound.org /communities/red_cloud.htm   (387 words)

 RedCloud   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
Red Cloud, or Makhpiya Luta, 1822-1909, head chief of the Oglala Lakota, a Sioux Indian group, for years frustrated efforts of the United States government to open up the West.
Red Cloud led the 1866 massacre of 80 troops from Fort Kearney, one of the posts built to protect the trail, an event that led to the abandonment of the trail by the whites in 1868.
The U.S. Army fortified the trail, but the Sioux Indians, under Chief Red cloud, fought this intrusion into their land, and in 1866 they annihilated a party of 82 soldiers under Capt. William J. Fetterman.
www.thehawksnest.com /html/redcloud.html   (609 words)

 Red Cloud~Our Town~Our Home~Our Lives
Red Cloud, county seat of Webster County, is a small but vibrant community nestled in the Lower Republican River Valley.
Visually, Red Cloud is an American classic, a typical small town in the heartland.
The bank’s first owner was a prominent Red Cloud citizen, Silas Garber, a former Nebraska governor.
www.redcloudnebraska.com   (253 words)

 Red Cloud   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
The Mission of Red Cloud is to develop mutually profitable, long-term client relationships by matching businesses with the wireless tools and services that enable them to reduce costs, control mobile resources, and operate more efficiently.
Recognizing our employees as the foundation of our organization, Red Cloud is dedicated to ensuring their growth and prosperity.
Red Cloud will be open for operation from 8 AM to 5 PM Monday to Friday with Emergency Services available 24 hours a day, 365 days a year to support the special needs of our customers.
www.redcloudinc.com /about.html   (252 words)

 Red Cloud
Red Cloud was born about 1819 near the forks of the Platte River.
Man-Afraid-of-His-Horse, then head chief of the Oglalas, took council with Red Cloud in all important matters, and the young warrior rapidly advanced in authority and influence.
Here Red Cloud led the young Oglalas, and so intense was the feeling that they even killed the half-breed interpreter.
www.siouxme.com /redcloud.html   (3200 words)

 RedCloud Part One
Red Cloud’s education began at the Clay and Komensky Rural School, a few miles from Hatfield, where he was born.
When the Japanese attacked Pearl Harbor, Red Cloud was a member of the Second Battalion, 9th Marines, Second Marine Division stationed at Camp Elliott in San Diego.
On 14 April 1942, Red Cloud was accepted in “F” Company, newly formed with “E” Company and began his training as a raider.
www.usmcraiders.com /Redcloud1.htm   (2231 words)

 Red Cloud Bamboo - Melbourne's leading supplier of Bamboo Plants.
Red Cloud Bamboo supply a wide variety of high quality bamboo plants to nurseries, landscapers and home gardeners around Melbourne, Australia.
Welcome to the home of Red Cloud Bamboo; specialists in bamboo plants where we introduce you to species of clumping (non-invasive) bamboo plants which are new to Victoria, Australia.
At Red Cloud Bamboo we also stock the very popular fl bamboo, this fl bamboo is invasive but can easily be controlled.
www.redcloudbamboo.com.au   (201 words)

 Red Cloud, Nebraska - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Red Cloud is a city in Webster County, Nebraska, United States.
About 8.4% of families and 13.3% of the population were below the poverty line, including 20.9% of those under age 18 and 10.1% of those age 65 or over.
Former Congressman William A. McKeighan is interred in Red Cloud and farmed here for a time.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Red_Cloud,_Nebraska   (414 words)

 Cheyenne's Red Cloud - For sale by Mountain View Alpacas (Colorado)
2001: Red Cloud's Micron count is 21.4 with an SD of 5.2.
Red Cloud is a light fawn full Peruvian son of Kilimanjaro and Colorado’s Cheyenne.
Red Cloud’s Micron count is 21.4 with an SD of 5.2.
www.alpacanation.com /herdsires/03_viewherdsire.asp?name=11446   (361 words)

 Red Cloud Replica Highlights 2nd ID's Iraq Mission
This article is provided courtesy of Stars and Stripes, which got its start as a newspaper for Union troops during the Civil War, and has been published continuously since 1942 in Europe and 1945 in the Pacific.
The model is on display at the 2nd Infantry Division Museum at Camp Red Cloud, South Korea.
CAMP RED CLOUD, South Korea — A terrain model of soldiers patrolling the mean streets of Ramadi, Iraq, has been installed at Camp Red Cloud to highlight the exploits of 2nd Infantry Division troops in the desert.
www.military.com /NewContent/0,13190,SS_120604_RedCloud,00.html   (756 words)

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