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Black Elk lives : conversations with the Black Elk family

Author: Esther Black Elk DeSersa; Hilda Neihardt Petri; Lori Utecht
Publisher: Lincoln : University of Nebraska Press, ©2000.
Series: North American Indian thought and culture.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : State or province government publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
Publication:North American Indian Thought and Culture.
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I was at my grandfather's house, and he was sitting down, getting his pipe ready early in the morning, and here was Father Sialm knocking on the door. They opened the door, and he came in, and he saw my grandfather with the pipe. Father Sialm grabbed the pipe and said, "This is the work of the devil!" And he took it and threw it out the door on the ground. My grandfather didn't say a word. He got up and took the  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Genealogy
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Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Black Elk lives.
Lincoln : University of Nebraska Press, ©2000
(DLC) 00028665
(OCoLC)43657033
Named Person: Black Elk; Esther Black Elk DeSersa; Black Elk; Esther Black Elk DeSersa
Material Type: Document, Government publication, State or province government publication, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Esther Black Elk DeSersa; Hilda Neihardt Petri; Lori Utecht
ISBN: 080320017X 9780803200173
OCLC Number: 50699488
Reproduction Notes: Electronic reproduction. [S.l.] : HathiTrust Digital Library, 2010. MiAaHDL
Description: 1 online resource (xvii, 168 pages, [6] pages of plates) : illustrations
Details: Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.
Contents: List of Illustrations --
Editors' Preface --
Introduction --
Black Elk family: Legacy / Benjamin Black Elk --
Father and Grandfather / Benjamin Black Elk --
Growing up --
School days --
Mourning and teaching --
Life for the community / Esther Black Elk DeSersa --
Reclaiming the legacy / Olivia Black Elk Pourier --
Honor of a Pipe / Aaron DeSersa --
On the front lines / Clifton DeSersa --
Lakota past, present, and future --
Working --
Use and misuse of Lakota Religion --
Many paths --
Lakota legends and stories --
Women and men/men and women --
Grandfather Black Elk: We remember --
Grandfather's healing --
Caring for grandfather --
Afterword --
Appendix: Black Elk family tree --
Notes --
Index.
Series Title: North American Indian thought and culture.
Responsibility: by Esther Black Elk DeSersa [and others] ; edited by Hilda Neihardt and Lori Utecht ; introduction by Charles Trimble.
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