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Black Elk Speaks: Being the Life Story of a Holy Man of the Ogalala Sioux John G. Neihardt

Black Elk Speaks: Being the Life Story of a Holy Man of the Ogalala Sioux

John G. Neihardt

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ISBN : 9780809489008
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280 pages
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Black Elk Speaks is a 1932 book by John G. Neihardt, an American poet and writer, who relates the story and spirituality of Black Elk, an Oglala Lakota medicine man. It was based on conversations by Black Elk with the author and translated fromMoreBlack Elk Speaks is a 1932 book by John G. Neihardt, an American poet and writer, who relates the story and spirituality of Black Elk, an Oglala Lakota medicine man. It was based on conversations by Black Elk with the author and translated from Lakota into English by Black Elks son, Ben Black Elk, who was present during the talks. Neihardt transformed his notes to convey Black Elks spiritual message in a powerful, lyrical English.