Edgar Red Cloud is a member of the Lakota (Sioux) tribe, now living in The Pine Ridge Reservation in South Dakota in the United States of America. Edgar (who died in 1976) is the great-grandson of the famous Chief Red Cloud of the Teton Lakota Nation. The Chief had fought in the battle of the Little Bighorn (River) in 1876 along with other famous Lakota leaders such as Crazy Horse and Sitting Bull. In this famous battle, the Lakota and Cheyenne decisively overwhelmed the United States army forces under the command of Lt. George Custer. The entire cavalry force of 210 soldiers including Custer, were killed by 32 American Indian warriors.
Edgar Red Cloud has learned this song orally, as it has been passed down from generation to generation. He is therefore an important link with this historic event.
About this Contributor
- Contributor type
- Minutes created
- GRC4 #56
Minutes by Edgar Red Cloud
Sign up for a free account to hear 5 full Minutes of Listening. Sign up for a free account
- GRC4 #56 Hear full minute
BRIT Kids 2023: Friends and Feelings
The BRIT Kids ‘Friends and Feelings’ collection was created and composed by 20 talented young people aged 10-17 from the BRIT Kids…
Underwater Soundscapes by Primary School composers!
Welcome to Minute of Listening’s Sound of the Year Awards 2021 Collection! The Sound of the Year Awards are a celebration of…
Discover a treasure trove of music education resources created by the experts at Minute of Listening.