Chief White Feather "Ramar" Dr. Teyet Ramar , better known as Chief White Feather Sitting Bull (1908-1957) Born of Sioux father and Chippewa mother, he was a direct descendant of an even more famous chief, Sitting Bull. Teyet Ramar graduated from Shelton College, New York City, and before his conversion was a feature organist in Broadway theaters and was described by the New York Times as "the most musically gifted American Indian in public life." He often appeared as a Sioux Indian Chieftain, and his lectures on American Indian life were listened to widely. Then he found Christ and dedicated all his great gifts to his service. As an international concert artist in America and Europe, he could sing in seven languages and spoke four fluently. A brilliant organist, pianist, and carillonneur, he used hi opera singer's talents and training in the proclamation of the gospel. He appeared in Royal Command performances, and on one occasion sang before King George VI and Queen Elizabeth at the White House in Washington.
PERIOD: Early 20th Century
SIZE: small mans, 16" x 16"