|Dr. David Yeagley|
David Yeagley was the great-great-grandson of Comanche leader Bad Eagle.
From his blog we read:
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Dear Friends of Bad Eagle,
On behalf of the Yeagley family, I am sorry to inform you that David passed away early yesterday morning, March 11, 2014.
We await the glorious resurrection when we shall see him again.
A memorial service is planned for Friday, March 14 at 3:00 pm at Oklahoma City Central Seventh-day Adventist Church located at 4747 NW 63rd St.
The family plans to hold a second memorial service in Oklahoma City in the future, details to be posted at a later date.
Messages for the family may be posted online via the Chapel Hill Funeral Home website:
Donations may be made to the Bad Eagle Foundation and will be used in the future to assist in the education of American Indian musicians.
Donations may be made online (click on the “Join Us donate” button at the top of the page) or by mail (Bad Eagle Foundation, P.O. Box 75017, Oklahoma City, OK 73147).
“For he was a good man, full of the Holy Spirit and of faith. And a great many people were added to the Lord.” ~ Acts 1.24
God’s blessings to you,
Friend of the family
Also from his web site we read:
DAVID Yeagley has been called “an American Indian Leonardo da Vinci“. He is an author, scholar, classical composer, concert musician, portrait artist and political commentator. He founded and runs the popular blog BadEagle.com.
An enrolled member of the Comanche tribe, Dr. Yeagley created BadEagle.com, the sole voice of conservative thought among American Indian intellectuals. He frequently discusses American Indian issues on radio and television, and has appeared on The O’Reilly Factor, Hannity & Colmes and C-SPAN.
A regular contributor to David Horowitz’s FrontPageMagazine.com, Dr. Yeagley has also written for American Enterprise, VDare.com and other conservative publications. He has written two books, titled Bad Eagle: The Rantings of a Conservative Comanche and Altered States: The State of the Dead, The State of the Holy.
A precocious musician, Dr. Yeagley gave his first major piano performance at age 13 with the Oklahoma Symphony Orchestra. His musical compositions include a grand opera, a full-length film score and other orchestral works. Leading classical musicians have performed his works, as well as famous symphonies, including the Kiev Philharmonic, the Moravian Philharmonic and the National Polish Radio Symphony Orchestra.
Dr. Yeagley has two Masters degrees and a doctorate., including a Master of Divinity from Yale University; a Master of Arts in Literature and History from Emory University (1981); and a Doctorate of Musical Arts from the University of Arizona (1994). He also received a Bachelor of Music degree from the Oberlin Conservatory of Music and an Artist Diploma in Piano from the Hartt School of Music.
He has taught humanities and literature at Oklahoma’s College of Liberal Studies (2001), Oklahoma State University–Oklahoma City (1996 – 2001), and the University of Central Oklahoma (1997 – 1998).
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