Voices of the 6th Generation

Voices of the 6th Generation

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The Red Cloud family of today still resides near the sacred Black Hills of South Dakota on the Pine Ridge Indian Reservation. 
The great war chief Red Cloud (Mahpiya Luta) rose to prominence and established himself as the leader of the Oglala people during the mid to late 1880s. The ancient peyote religion made its appearance to the Sioux territory a few years after the death of Red Cloud in 1909. 
The belief in the peyote religion was handed down to Chief Red Cloud's great grandson Bernard Red Cloud Sr. in the 1940s. Bernard Sr. was a strong believer in the peyote religion, and is himself a Native American Church roadman, 

This CD contains 24 Native American Church Morning Songs in Lakota and was recorded in 1999.