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Henry Red Cloud
Most Creative People 2015

Henry Red Cloud

Founder, Lakota Solar Enterprises

For letting the sun shine on the reservation
Most Creative People

Henry Red Cloud is a 21st-century Lakota warrior, bringing social justice and economic development to Native American communities through renewable energy. A direct descendant of Chief Red Cloud, the last Lakota war chief and one of the most famous Native Americans in history, Henry Red Cloud was born and raised on the Pine Ridge Reservation in South Dakota, home of the Oglala Lakota Nation. As a well-respected member of the Oglala Lakota tribe, he is faced with the task of providing his people with a new vision for the future while still maintaining their important traditions, cultural heritage, and deep connection to Mother Earth.

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