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The Sixth Grandfather : Black Elk's teachings given to John G. Neihardt

Author: John G Neihardt; Black Elk; Raymond J DeMallie
Publisher: Lincoln : University of Nebraska Press, ©1984.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : State or province government publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
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In Black Elk Speaks and When the Tree Flowered, John C. Neihardt recorded the teachings of the Oglala holy man Black Elk, who had, in a vision, seen himself as the "sixth grandfather," the spiritual representative of the earth and of mankind. Raymond J. DeMallie makes available for the first time the transcripts from Neihardt's interviews with Black Elk in 1931 and 1944, which formed the basis for the two books. His  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Biography
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Neihardt, John Gneisenau, 1881-1973.
Sixth Grandfather.
Lincoln : University of Nebraska Press, ©1984
(OCoLC)620009067
Named Person: Black Elk; Black Elk / 1863-1950.; Black Elk
Material Type: Biography, Government publication, State or province government publication, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: John G Neihardt; Black Elk; Raymond J DeMallie
ISBN: 0803216645 9780803216648
OCLC Number: 9762083
Language Note: Translated from Oglala.
Notes: Includes index.
Credits: Foreword by Hilda Neihardt Petri.
Description: xxix, 452 p., [10] p. of plates : ill. ; 23 cm.
Contents: Edited and with an introduction by Raymond J. DeMallie.
Responsibility: edited and with an introduction by Raymond J. DeMallie ; foreword by Hilda Neihardt Petri.
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In Black Elk Speaks and When the Tree Flowered, John C. Neihardt recorded the teachings of the Oglala holy man Black Elk, who had, in a vision, seen himself as the "sixth grandfather," the spiritual representative of the earth and of mankind. Raymond J. DeMallie makes available for the first time the transcripts from Neihardt's interviews with Black Elk in 1931 and 1944, which formed the basis for the two books. His introduction offers new insights into the life of Black Elk.

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