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

Title
Black Elk speaks : being the life story of a holy man of the Oglala Sioux / Nicholas Black Elk and John G. Neihardt ; foreword by Vine Deloria, Jr. ; with illustrations by Standing Bear.
Author
Black Elk, 1863-1950.
Publication
Lincoln : University of Nebraska Press, 2000.

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Additional Authors
Neihardt, John G., 1881-1973.
Description
xxix, 230 pages : illustrations; 21 cm
Subjects
Bibliography (note)
  • Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents
Foreword / Vine Deloria, Jr. -- 1. The Offering in the Pipe -- 2. Early Boyhood -- 3. The Great Vision -- 4. The Bison Hunt -- 5. At the Soldiers' Town -- 6. High Horse's Courting -- 7. Wasichus in the Hills -- 8. The Fight with Three Stars -- 9. The Rubbing Out of Long Hair -- 10. Walking the Black Road -- 11. The Killing of Crazy Horse -- 12. Grandmother's Land -- 13. The Compelling Fear -- 14. The Horse Dance -- 15. The Dog Vision -- 16. Heyoka Ceremony -- 17. The First Cure -- 18. The Powers of the Bison and the Elk -- 19. Across the Big Water -- 20. The Spirit Journey -- 21. The Messiah -- 22. Visions of the Other World -- 23. Bad Trouble Coming -- 24. The Butchering at Wounded Knee -- 25. The End of the Dream -- 26. Author's Postscript -- App. 1. Letter from Neihardt to Black Elk, 6 November 1930 -- App. 2. Comparison of the Transcript and Draft for the Origin of the Peace Pipe -- App. 3. Lakota Words in the Text.
ISBN
  • 0803213093 (cloth : alk. paper)
  • 0803261705 (pbk. : alk. paper)
LCCN
00036382
OCLC
  • ocm43701684
  • SCSB-3971474
Owning Institutions
Columbia University Libraries