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Floyd "Red Crow" Westerman
Birth: Aug. 17, 1936
Death: Dec. 13, 2007

Actor, Singer, Activist. Red Crow was born on the Lake Traverse Reservation, home of the Sisseton-Wahpeton Oyate Dakota (Sioux). Westerman began his career as a country music singer. Westerman then collaborated with Jackson Browne, Willie Nelson, Joni Mitchell and Kris Kristofferson. He then moved to cinema, and debuted in "Renegades," in which he played "Red Crow" the Lakota Sioux father of Lou Diamond Phillips. Westerman's film and television appearances also include the role of the Shaman in Oliver Stone's "The Doors," as Ten Bears in "Dances with Wolves," on "Walker, Texas Ranger" and "Northern Exposure." Westerman was also a recognized political advocate for Native American causes, working at times with the American Indian Movement. In 2000, American Indian Expo named Westerman celebrity of the year. (bio by: José L Bernabé Tronchoni) 
 
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  Gus Westerman (1884 - 1969)
 
Burial:
Saint Matthew Cemetery
Veblen
Marshall County
South Dakota, USA
 
Maintained by: Find A Grave
Originally Created by: José L Bernabé Tronchoni
Record added: Dec 19, 2007
Find A Grave Memorial# 23482297
Floyd Red Crow Westerman
Added by: José L Bernabé Tronchoni
 
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Floyd "RED CROW" Westerman ... I took out my Walker Texas Ranger DVD's to watch and decided to look you up. I did not realize you passed away RIP ... I always enjoyed you as Uncle Ray on Walker. I only saw you in that and Dances With Wolves which you were...(Read more)
- Emily Jane Manzi
 Added: Sep. 26, 2014
Rest in peace.
- Nes Pagani
 Added: Sep. 20, 2014

- DENA ANN
 Added: Aug. 18, 2014
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