Walking Bull, Gilbert C.
Gilbert Charles Walking Bull (1930-2007) was a member of the Oglala Sioux tribe. He was a teacher and spiritual leader. At the end of his life, he resided in Hot Springs, South Dakota. His parents were Edna Weasel Walking Bull and Charles Walking Bull, and his paternal grandfather was James Moves Camp. Gilbert was raised by the Moves Camps and became a Lakota Sacred Man like his grandfather. He was descended from Sitting Bull. He married Montana Hopkins Rickards Walking Bull (1913-1987) circa 1975. Gilbert and Montana co-authored several books together, including O-hu-kah-kan (1975), Wo ya-ka-pi (1976), Mi ta-ku-ye (1977), and E-ha-ni wo-e (1980). Gilbert later married Diane Marie Walking Bull.
Source: "Gilbert Walking Bull," Find A Grave memorial. https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/19560457/gilbert-walking_bull
Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:
American Indian Oral History: Interview with Gilbert C. R. and Montana H. R. Walking Bull, Interview Date: 1975 November 14, Date Digitized: 1/23/2017
American Indian Oral History: Interview with Montana H.R. Walking Bull and Gilbert Walking Bull, Interview Date: 1976, Date Digitized: 2/13/2017
An oral history interview with Montana H.R. Walking Bull and Gilbert Walking Bull. This interview was conducted by S.I. Myers in 1976. In this interview, the Walking Bulls talked about Native American culture, including the Great Spirit, rain dances, and the peace pipe. The couple also shared the struggles Native Americans faced in the 1970s.