Eddie Little Sky

Eddie Little Sky

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Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. Eddie Little Sky (August 15, 1926 - September 5, 1997), also known as Edward Little, was a Native American actor of the Oglala Sioux tribe. He had parts in 36 feature films and over 60 television shows, mainly westerns in the role of a Native American. He was one of the first Native American actors to play Indian roles and is best remembered for his performance as Black Eagle in the 1970 film A Man Called Horse. Little Sky was born as Edsel Wallace Little on the Pine Ridge Indian Reservation in Shannon County, South Dakota to Oglala Sioux parents Edsel Wallace Little, Sr. and Wileminna Colhoff. He attended the Holy Rosary Indian Mission school as a child. After leaving the United States Navy where he had served in the Pacific during World War II, he began working the rodeo circuit as a bull rider and bareback rider.
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  • Paperback | 108 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 7mm | 168g
  • Saarbrucken, Germany
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 613675410X
  • 9786136754109