Published on August 28, 2012 by Amy
Red Wing (born Lillian St. Cyr, February 13, 1873 – March 13, 1974) was an American actress of the silent era. She and her husband James Young Deer were billed as the first Native American Hollywood “power couple.” She was born into the Ho-Chunk Tribe of Nebraska on the Winnebago Reservation.
She appeared in the film The Squaw Man (1914). From 1908-1921, she performed in more than 35 other silent films.