Red Cloud

(redirected from Makhpyia luta)
Also found in: Encyclopedia.
click for a larger image
Red Cloud
photographed c. 1880

Red Cloud

Originally Makhpyia-luta. 1822-1909.
Oglala leader of the resistance against the development of a trail through Wyoming and Montana by the US government (1865-1867).

Red′ Cloud`


n.
(Mahpiua Luta), 1822–1909, Lakota Indian leader.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.Red Cloud - leader of the Oglala who resisted the development of a trail through Wyoming and Montana by the United States government (1822-1909)Red Cloud - leader of the Oglala who resisted the development of a trail through Wyoming and Montana by the United States government (1822-1909)