Flags To Be Lowered Saturday In Honor Of Chief Red Cloud
by KDLT News
July 12, 2013 9:50 AM
Governor Dennis Daugaard has ordered flags lowered to half-staff at the Capitol and at state offices on the Pine Ridge Reservation on the day of Chief Oliver Red Cloud’s funeral. The funeral will take place on Saturday.
The last recognized Oglala Lakota Tribal Civil Chief of Pine Ridge Reservation died on Thursday, July 4th.
Chief Red Cloud, 93, was a descendant of the well-known Lakota Chief Red Cloud and served as chief starting in 1977.