Red Cloud: Oglala Legend
John D. McDermott (author).
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“No Indian of modern times can compare with him in ability, courage and statecraft.”
—Denver Times, 16 April 1902
A celebrated warrior who led his people to victory on the battlefield, Red Cloud was also a skilled diplomat who transitioned the Oglala Sioux to reservation life. In Red Cloud: Oglala Legend, John D. McDermott examines Red Cloud’s early years, his rise to prominence, and his struggle to protect his people from cultural domination.