Floyd Red Crow Westerman

Singer, Musical Artist

1936 – 2007

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Who was Floyd Red Crow Westerman?

Floyd "Red Crow" Westerman, also known as Kanghi Duta, was a Sioux musician, political activist, and actor. After establishing a career as a country music singer, later in his life, he became a leading actor depicting Native Americans in American films and television. He is sometimes credited simply as Floyd Westerman. He worked as a political activist for Native American causes.

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Born
Aug 17, 1936
Lake Traverse Indian Reservation
Also known as
  • Floyd Westerman
  • Westerman, Floyd Red Crow
  • Kanghi Duta
  • Floyd Crow Westerman
  • Floyd Redcrow Westerman
  • Floyd 'Red Crow' Westerman
  • Pop Wharton
  • Floyd Kanghi Duta Westerman
  • Floyd "Red Crow" Westerman
  • Red Crow
Spouses
Ethnicity
  • Sioux
Nationality
  • United States of America
Profession
Education
  • Northern State University
Lived in
  • South Dakota
Died
Dec 13, 2007
Los Angeles

Submitted
on July 23, 2013

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