Red Shirt (Ógle Lúta c. 1845 – 1925) was an Oglala Sioux warrior who served in the capacity of chief at two Sioux peace delegations to Washington in 1870 and in 1880. He was officially appointed chief of the Oglala at the Pine Ridge Agency in 1878. Red Shirt was born near Fort Fetterman in Wyoming.
A Black Hawk, Kiowa-Apache man from a athabascan speaking tribe who lived in proximity to the Kiowa. They are not 'Black Native Americans'. The Kiowa-Apache were in alliance with the Kiowa, Comanche and Arapahoe and drove the Apache from the southern and central plains.
Native America's Timeline, the last one about living anywhere they would like is alittle misleading since most stay on the reservations or nations for health care, family, lack of money to go anywhere else, many different reasons that the families are still in the same place as their ancestors.
1915 Red Fox James, a Blackfoot Indian, rode horseback from state to state seeking approval for a day to honor Indians. On Dec. 14, 1915, he presented the endorsements of 24 state governments at the White House. There is no record, however, of such a national day being proclaimed. (Library of Congress)
No disrespect to those that lost their lives at Sandy Hook. That was a tragedy of titanic proportions. I am of Native American descent and I don't want us to forget what happens when we are forced to give up our weapons. We become pawns in the hands of a government that really doesn't care about anything but power and themselves. Look at our American Indians now... once proud men of bravery, skill, ingenuity, and passion... reduced to shame, dishonor and poverty.