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Black Elk speaks : being the life story of a holy man of the Oglala Sioux

Author: Black Elk; John G Neihardt
Publisher: Lincoln : University of Nebraska Press, 1988, ©1972.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1st Bison Book edView all editions and formats
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In order to preserve his traditional culture, this Sioux seer related its values and traditions to the winder world. Accounts of his visions and of the tribal dances he carried out according to those visions are particularly vivid and notable. Still very influential today. - "Earth works - recommended fiction and non fiction about nature and the environment for adults and young adults."
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Genre/Form: Biographies
Biography
Named Person: Black Elk; Black Elk
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Black Elk; John G Neihardt
ISBN: 0803233019 9780803233010 0803283598 9780803283596
OCLC Number: 1081062307
Notes: Reprint. Originally published: New York : Morrow, 1932.
Description: xix, 298 p. : ill. ; 21 cm.
Contents: The offering of the pipe --
Early boyhood --
The great vision --
The bison hunt --
At the soldier's town --
HIgh Horse's courting --
Wasichus in the hills --
The fight with Three Stars --
The rubbing out of Long Hair --
Walking the black road --
The killing of Crazy Horse --
Grandmother's land --
The compelling fear --
The horse dance --
The dog vision --
Heyoka ceremony --
The first cure --
The powers of the bison and the elk --
Across the Big Water --
The spirit journey --
The messiah --
Visions of the other world --
Bad trouble coming --
The butchering at Wounded Knee --
The end of the dream --
Author's postscript --
Appendixes. Letter from John G. Neihardt to Nick Black Elk, 6 November 1930 ; A Neihardt-Black Elk portfolio ; The origin of the peace pipe.
Responsibility: as told through John G. Neihardt (Flaming Rainbow) ; introduction by Vine Deloria, Jr.

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In order to preserve his traditional culture, this Sioux seer related its values and traditions to the winder world. Accounts of his visions and of the tribal dances he carried out according to those visions are particularly vivid and notable. Still very influential today. - "Earth works - recommended fiction and non fiction about nature and the environment for adults and young adults."

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