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PINE RIDGE, S.D. (AP) - The Oglala Sioux Tribe says Chief Oliver Red Cloud, a descendant of the legendary Lakota Chief Red Cloud, has died at the age of 93.

Tribal spokeswoman Toni Red Cloud, who is Oliver Red Cloud's niece, says her uncle died Thursday in a Denver hospital surrounded by family. Memorial arrangements are being planned.

Family members in a statement say Oliver Red Cloud was a powerful orator about obligations each nation had to the other in keeping peace during modern times. They say he was the leading statesman for keeping peace between Lakota, Cheyenne and Arapaho people.

Chief Red Cloud was an Oglala Lakota signer of the 1868 Fort Laramie Treaty peace agreement with the United States.


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Published in The Times Herald on Jul. 5, 2013.
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June 27, 2020
See you in the other side lala.
Deanna Bierman
Grandchild
June 30, 2019
Your work will continue
Matthew Wood
June 30, 2019
Your work will continue
Matthew Wood
November 23, 2018
May the Great Spirit carry you safely into the Spirit world, there you will meet again my husband (marriage by Chief Frank Fools Crow) to Chief Hogan Redcloud 1968. Whom died December 12th 1975 in Monterey Park CA.
White Deer Redcloud
Friend
October 2, 2018
Russell Cruickshanks
November 11, 2016
Valenda Newell
June 21, 2014
MY GRANDMOTHER TOLD OF CHIEF RED CLOUD WHEN I WAS ONLY 7/8. YEARS OLD.,SHE SAID HE SAVED MY GREAT GREAT MATERNAL GRANDMOTHER WHEN HER HUSBAND HAD DIED..I CAN HONESTLY SAY MY SOUL AND HEART ARE FOREVER WITHIN THIS FAMILY..MAY I SAY THE. GREAT SPIRIT ABOVE HAS THE GOOD SOUL OF A GREAT CHIEF BE WITH PEACE. Virginia Floyd Peiffer of MARYLAND..(MY. HEART CAME FROM OKLAHOMA)...
Virginia Peiffer
December 22, 2013
I am proud to have known Oliver Red Cloud and his oldest son and my good friend, Verdell Red Cloud. Thank you, Oliver, for letting me go with you to pow wows and sharing your family sweat lodge with me when I was a student at School of Mines in Rapid City in 1970-72. You called me Norwegian Pete then, and gave me some unique and fond memories of the reservation and the Lakotas. I was lucky to see the you again a few times these last few years, I will never forget that. Rest in Peace.
Dagfinn Pedersen (Norwegian Pete), Risor, Norway
August 30, 2013
I used to work in the Pine Ridge Hospital lab and Chief Redcloud would come in about once a week for his bloodwork.I enjoyed talking with him on his visits to us and i think he enjoyed talking to me too. I have just heard of his passing and wanted to say he was really nice too me and will be missed.
Larry Williams
July 29, 2013
Sorry to hear this
keith reagan
July 27, 2013
RIP May Gods peace be with his loved ones.
sheila Gianetti
July 27, 2013
So sorry to hear of your loss,will pray for his Family.
July 19, 2013
My deepest sympathy goes out to your family. May the God of Comfort bring you comfort through these troubling times.1COR.1:3,4
D. Garner
July 18, 2013
Thank you for defending our people.
Myron Standing Bear
July 14, 2013
His wisdom and spirit live on in all of us.
Aho Mitakuye Oyasin
July 13, 2013
May God Bless And Keep You All. Love Lionell Sr.
Lionell
July 11, 2013
listening to his stories and concerns,,, July 23 2012
Condolences going out to the Red Cloud family,He was a great man. enjoyed working with him on the Treaty Trail R.I.P Grampa Oliver.. Carol Shangreaux and family
Carol Shangreaux
July 11, 2013
Please accept my condolence. May memories of him remain strong.
Dorothy Red Horse
July 11, 2013
R.I.P. Praying with and for your family and friends.
Belinda Curry
July 11, 2013
carl Wells
July 11, 2013
Please accept my condolences. The great Spirit originally designed the earth to be a paradise of peace, not what we see today. Chief Joseph said: “We were taught to believe that the Great Spirit sees and hears everything, and that he never forgets.” The Creator, who has seen our pain, has promised to end all death and suffering.
July 11, 2013
You will never be forgotten R.I.P.*we love you always Linda lee Bruner n family
lindalee Bruner
July 10, 2013
Rest In Peace My condolence and Deepest Sympathy To the Family He will be missed. Gone but never forgotten. Love you Grandpa From The Goodman Family
Danielle Goodman
July 9, 2013
R.I.P. Mr.Red Cloud. Condolences to all those you left behind. I believe I am a descendant of the Lakota Tribe. That really makes me very proud!
Barbara Dixon-Trenier
July 9, 2013
Our condolences to the family of Oliver Red Cloud. He touched our lives with his leadership, kindness and teachings.
Patrick and Sandra Iron Cloud Tiospaye
July 9, 2013
Your North Carolina family will miss this great man, but his words and teachings live on in our hearts... he will never be forgotten.
David/Cheryl & NC Community
July 9, 2013
I am sadden that my two sons didn't get the chance to meet their great-great grandfather but I know my great-grandfather is looking at us now. RIP Grandfather
Wyatt Red Cloud
July 9, 2013
Archive treasures of a long Journey@Valdez
July 9, 2013
Even the smallest drop of rain can cause a ripple effect. Good job Oliver!
S. Saucedo
July 9, 2013
May God Almighty be with the family,He has said"Like a man whom his own mother keeps comforting,so I myself shall keep comforting you people."..ish.66:13...ms
July 9, 2013
May the love of friends and family carry you through your grief.
m b
July 9, 2013
May Oliver go with God, and may he live forever in the hearts of his loved ones.God Bless, and comfort all his Family and Friends.
BARRY DAMON
July 9, 2013
July 8, 2013
July 8, 2013
R & V Pearson
July 8, 2013
July 8, 2013
GodBless you Oliver,,,,@Vicky-Andrew
July 8, 2013
victoria v
July 8, 2013
July 8, 2013
Be Still

Be still like the grass on a melancholy summer day
Be still like desert shrub.

Be calm and you will hear your loved one speak, in the stillness, in the calm, their love resounds.

If you are still this promise I make, you will hear the voice of your loved one helping you along your way.

By Lamaretta Simmons
Jay Hall
July 8, 2013
OliverRedCloud`SouthDakota@Vicky&Andy
July 8, 2013
Rest in peace Grandpa Oliver Red Cloud, you will be missed. Cindy Montague
Cindy Montague
July 8, 2013
My the peace that you gave give !!!!! Give to our nation !! Ho!!!!!!
Chumash Tribe
July 8, 2013
Goodby to you oh mighty messenger of peace...go in peace to the home of your ancesters. Prayers of peace.
Carol Kimnach
July 8, 2013
Rest in peace great one. Thank you for your voice, your teachings, your loving spirit you have left us.
j chavez
July 8, 2013
May the fire's of peace let you rest on the other side
Bob S.
July 8, 2013
Another Great One, a national treasure has gone Home. He will be missed, but let us remember his wishes of Peace for all mankind & keep his legacy alive. Rest in peace, great Chief Red Cloud.
May the God who made us all give comfort & peace to his family, friends & The People he loved.
the Longoria family
July 8, 2013
As the days and weeks pass, and as you return to life's routine, may you continue to feel comforted by the love and support of family and friends.
G, Freeman
July 8, 2013
God Bless You on your journey home.
rest in peace, your work is complete here. Thank you
Rita Armendariz
July 8, 2013
May your spirit be at peace. Thank you for your service to all people.
Nancy Talley
July 8, 2013
Great Chief,
Rest in Peace. Join now the council fires with the other great ones and watch over the people. Prayers go out to your family.
Joseph Youngblood
July 8, 2013
Great Chief,
Join the council fires with the other Great Ones. Prayers go out to all your people and hope they continue your work forever.
July 8, 2013
May the love joy and peace from the True God prove to be with the family at this time. Oliver Red Cloud see you in paradise. were you will be able to ride your own horse' Rev 2:7
July 8, 2013
My respect to Mr. Red Cloud, condolences to the family and friends.
Margaret Samuel
July 8, 2013
Grief can be so hard, but our special memories help us cope. Remembering you and your loved one today and always.
July 8, 2013
Sleep till the coming of our Savior, then we all will walk in peace. Rest my friend, till we meet again. My deepest condolences to your family.
Anna Redwolf
July 8, 2013
May the God of all Comfort and peace be with your family.

Sincerely,
July 8, 2013
To the family of OLIVER RED CLOUD I send my heartfelt condolences for your lost. MR RED CLOUD will be missed by many. But during this difficult time I hope you draw comfort from the GOD of comfort. ISAIAH 61.1,2.

sincerely.
Ms Carruth
July 8, 2013
Forever you are at Peace.
YellowBird OnWing
July 8, 2013
R.I.P.
SHERRY GUNNELL-HILER
July 8, 2013
Chief,May you soar high above the clouds, finding your resting place in the presence of the Lord.
Melvina Parker
July 7, 2013
~Circle of life love life with in serene peace~
victoria v
July 7, 2013
The world was better because of him. May his wisdom and knowledge never be forgotten. May our Lord God bring peace to his family.
Patricia Vance
July 7, 2013
REST IN PEACE. GOD BLESS UR FAMILY GO RIDE WITH UR ANCESTORS IN HEAVEN. TO A GREAT CHIEF U WILL BE MISSED. MARTY & TERRI CALHOUN NORTH PLATTE NEBRASKA
July 7, 2013
May you RIP Red Cloud. My condolences to your people and the sorrow bestowed upon them. Ride that Great Spirit and thanks for your service to your people.
James Millsaps
July 7, 2013
His spirit will be missed.
Bill Kuykendall
July 7, 2013
Psalms 23 may lords guidance lead your journey may the lords peace be amongst all your love ones
Juan A Ruiz
July 7, 2013
Victoria V
July 7, 2013
REST IN PEACE AND SOAR WITH THE EAGLES GBNF
JIMBO GUIDRY
July 7, 2013
Peace to all your people. You are with your beloved ancestors now.
I know you will watch over us from above.
Alicia Stephens
July 7, 2013
Go ride with your father the Great Chief Red Cloud. May you rest in peace.
Iris Redd
July 7, 2013
May your spirit join those who walk among us no more. R.I.P.
Paul Rainha
July 7, 2013
May God bless you and your family in this time of sorrow.
PAMELA THOMPSON
July 7, 2013
RIP Chief
robert saunders
July 7, 2013
You are finally at rest in the spirit world. You made an impression on so many as I prayed for you in the past year hearing of the failing health thru a bunch of people who traveled many miles to bring your people blankets. RIP ~I know you are watching over all those who remain on earth. God Speed~Your Legand will live on~~~~~
July 7, 2013
Sorry for the family's loss. I hope your family can have peace, comfort,& hope from God during these difficult times.
Sheena Moore
July 7, 2013
Now God watches over you.Anna
July 7, 2013
may you rest in peace.
laura steriti
July 7, 2013
Blessed be his name.
RIvka Levy
July 6, 2013
Walk in peace with the ancestors.
Bonnie Key-Sumner
July 6, 2013
This man opened a sweat lodge that was built in Hawaii in 1999. He was there for the Pow Wow. I was honored to have him open it. It will always be a great memory for me. I know he will br missed by many.
John Walker
July 6, 2013
Prayers for you, Chief Red Cloud, and all Indian people.
Betti Feeney
July 6, 2013
I was blessed to meet his father, and know that his son must be as great a chief as his father, may his spirit run free with all the great elders who have passed before him.
Stephanie Burdett
July 6, 2013
Chief, you done good. You may Rest in Peace now. Be sure to say hi to Crazy Horse from all of us Lakota's.
G
July 6, 2013
May You and your family be blessed. You are a national treasure.
Gail Michel
July 6, 2013
Prayers for you and the Sioux people. May you always be blessed.
July 6, 2013
Have a safe journey over the rainbow bridge into the Summerland. Your legacy remains for all eternity.
Cali Momo
July 6, 2013
please watch over us all
pam sarno
July 6, 2013
Wounded Knee mass grave at Pine Ridge Indian Reservation
Rest in peace, Chief, your moccasins will not be easy to fill, but the Oglala have always found great leaders.
I visited Pine Ridge twice, in 2002 and again in 2010.
lakhóta,
Thomas Mac Krell
July 6, 2013
rest in peace Chief Red Cloud, your legend left a great piece of history America is better because of you
sally cooper
July 6, 2013
My thoughts and prayers go out to this family.
Marty Spurrier
July 6, 2013
Deepest sympathy to the family and people of this great nation in the loss of Oliver Red Cloud. Thoughts and prayers are with you.
Tom Schuyler
July 6, 2013
May the Great Spirit always be with you and bless you with many blessings!
Bernie Faustlin
July 6, 2013
Blessings to our Great Red Cloud. From the family of your friend Fred M Hans "Lone Star" also of the Great Sioux Nation.
Charlene Sallee
July 6, 2013
Happy Voyage, Chief Red Cloud. Visited Pine Ridge 2005; your people wonderful to us....great fry bread.


Peace to all our nations..Please say hello to the Great Spirit for me.
Jackie Lebel
July 6, 2013
Condolences, thoughts and prayers to the family and friends of such great person. RIP.
Jeanne Patrick
July 6, 2013



Many Blessings and may the Creator watch over all of you and your loved ones always.
He was a great man and WILL always be remembered in OUR hearts forever.
Phyllis Etherton
July 6, 2013
Prayers and love...god speed to the next journey.
Brook Judy & Jaci Babin
July 6, 2013
Thoughts and prayers to the family~R.I.P.~
Suzanne Lyons
July 6, 2013
rip
michelle plakas-kaiser
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