Westerman, Floyd Crow Red 1936(?)– (Floyd Westerman, Floyd Crow Westerman)

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WESTERMAN, Floyd Crow Red 1936(?)
(Floyd Westerman, Floyd Crow Westerman)


Native American name, Kanghi Duta; born 1936 (some sources cite 1935), at Sisseton Wahpeton Dakota Sioux Reservation, Sisseton, SD. Education: Graduate of Northern State College; also attended law school.

Addresses: Office Red Crow Creations, 3440 Wilshire Blvd., Suite 904, Los Angeles, CA 90010. Agent Paradigm, 10100 Santa Monica Blvd., Suite 2500, Los Angeles, CA 90067.

Career: Actor, singer, songwriter, and activist. Red Crow Creations, Los Angeles, founder. International Indian Treaty Council, goodwill ambassador; leader in North American Indian Movement; toured with Sting and Chief Raoni to campaign against the destruction of the Amazon rainforest; toured as countryfolk singer and human rights activist throughout the world, including stops in Europe, Central America, South America, Canada, and the United States.

Awards, Honors: First Americans in the Arts Award, best guest performance in a television comedy series, 1998, for Dharma & Greg.


Film Appearances:

(As Floyd Westerman) Voice on Citizen's Band radio, Powwow Highway, Warner Bros., 1988.

Arthur (some sources cite role of Red Crow), Renegades, Universal, 1989.

Chief Ten Bears, Dances with Wolves, Orion, 1990.

Shaman, The Doors, TriStar, 1991.

Wilf Redwing, Clearcut, Northern Arts, 1991.

Chief Tawanka, Jonathan degli orsi (also known as Jonathan of the Bears ), 1993.

Uncle Ray, Deadly Reunion, 1995.

Indian Bob, Dusting Cliff 7 (also known as Last Assassins ), 1996.

Papa, The Brave, 1997.

Chairman Pico, Naturally Native, Red Horse Productions, 1998.

(As Floyd Crow Westerman) Powwow chief, Grey Owl, New City Releasing, 1999.

Chakashi, Atlantis: Milo's Return, Buena Vista Home Video, 2003.

Himself, Last Party (also known as The Party's Over ), Film Movement, 2003.

Old man, Truth and Dare (also known as Party On ), Dream Merchant Pictures/VisionStorm Entertainment, 2003.

Chief Eagle Horn, Hidalgo, Buena Vista, 2004.

Television Appearances; Series:

Uncle Raymond Firewalker, Walker, Texas Ranger, CBS, 19931994.

Television Appearances; Miniseries:

Sitting Bull, Son of the Morning Star, ABC, 1991.

Hendrick, The Broken Chain, TNT, 1993.

Grandfather Fool Bull, Lakota Woman: Siege at Wounded Knee, TNT, 1994.

No Ears, Buffalo Girls, CBS, 1995.

Voice, 500 Nations, CBS, 1995.

Iron Spoon, DreamKeeper, ABC, 2003.

Television Appearances; Movies:

Ysabel (some sources cite Gabriel), Rio Shannon, ABC, 1993.

Plenty Wounds, Siringo, 1994.

Buffalo Soldiers, TNT, 1997.

Television Appearances; Specials:

Cohost, Legends of the West with Jack Palance (also known as Legends of the West ), syndicated, 1992.

Narrator, The Dakota Conflict, PBS, 1993.

Voice of Sitting Bull, The Wild West, syndicated, 1993.

Television Appearances; Episodic:

(As Floyd Westerman) Two Eagles, "Mask of the Wolf," MacGyver, ABC, 1988.

"The Cleveland Indian," Hardball, NBC, 1989.

Judge Gainser, "Dances with Sharks," L.A. Law, NBC, 1991.

One Who Waits, "The Big Kiss," Northern Exposure, CBS, 1991.

Uncle Ashie Nakai (some sources cite Sam Keeyani), "Night of the Coyote," Murder, She Wrote, CBS, 1992.

One Who Waits, "Duets," Northern Exposure, CBS, 1993.

Codger, Johnny Bago, CBS, 1993.

Albert Hosteen, "Anasazi," The XFiles, Fox, 1995.

Albert Hosteen, "The Blessing Way," The XFiles, Fox, 1995.

Albert Hosteen, "Paper Clip," The XFiles, Fox, 1995.

"The Last Thursday in November," Roseanne, ABC, 1995.

Ernie Two Feathers, "Mirage," The Pretender, NBC, 1997.

(As Floyd Westerman) Ezekial, "Shadow Fall," Poltergeist: The Legacy, Showtime and SciFi Channel, 1997.

George Littlefox, "Indian Summer," Dharma & Greg, ABC, 1997.

Old Indian, "A Single Blade of Grass," Millennium, Fox, 1997.

Wahotay, "The Vortex," Baywatch Nights, syndicated, 1997.

George Littlefox, "Brought to You in Dharma Vision," Dharma & Greg, ABC, 1998.

Albert Hosteen, "Biogenesis," The XFiles, Fox, 1999.

Albert Hosteen, "The Sixth Extinction II: Amor Fati," The XFiles, Fox, 1999.

Albert Hosteen, "En Ami," The XFiles, Fox, 2000.

George Littlefox, "Mother and Daughter Reunion," Dharma & Greg, ABC, 2000.

George Littlefox, "Intensive Caring," Dharma & Greg, ABC, 2001.

Jonah Wheeler, "Rights of Passage," Judging Amy, CBS, 2001.

Appeared in Roswell, The WB and UPN.

Television Appearances; Other:

Himself as a representative of the International Indian Treaty Council, Den femte port (also known as The 5th Gate and Den 5. port ), TV 2 Danmark [Denmark], 2000.

Television Work; Series:

Additional voices, Captain Planet and the Planeteers (animated; also known as The New Adventures of Captain Planet ), TBS, 19901993.



Custer Died for Your Sins, 1970.

This Land Is Your Mother, 1982.

Also recorded Indian Country.


Albert Hosteen, The XFiles: The Unopened File, 1996.


Songs for Films:

"Prayer Song," Clearcut, Northern Arts, 1991.


Custer Died for Your Sins, 1970.

This Land Is Your Mother, 1982.

Also recorded Indian Country. Also songwriter with Jackson Brown, Kris Kristofferson, Joni Mitchell, and Willie Nelson.



Notable Native Americans, Gale, 1995.

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