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Black Elk speaks : being the life story of a holy man of the Oglala Sioux / John G. Neihardt ; foreword by Vine Deloria, Jr. ; with illustrations by Standing Bear ; essays by Alexis N. Petri and Lori Utecht.

Title
Black Elk speaks : being the life story of a holy man of the Oglala Sioux / John G. Neihardt ; foreword by Vine Deloria, Jr. ; with illustrations by Standing Bear ; essays by Alexis N. Petri and Lori Utecht.
Author
Black Elk, 1863-1950
Publication
Lincoln : University of Nebraska Press, c2004.

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Description
xxix, 270 p. : ill. (some col.), 1 map; 21 cm.
Subject
Genre/Form
Biography
Note
  • Originally published: New York : W. Morrow, 1932.
Bibliography (note)
  • Includes bibliographical references and index.
Processing Action (note)
  • committed to retain
Contents
Foreword by Vine Deloria Jr. -- Preface to the 1932 edition -- Preface to 1961 edition -- Preface to 1972 edition -- The offering of the pipe -- Early boyhood -- The great vision -- The bison hunt -- At the soldiers' 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 -- Appendix 1. Letter from Neihardt to Black Elk, 6 November 1930 -- Appendix 2. Comparison of the transcript and draft for the origin of the peace pipe -- Appendix 3. Lakota words in the text -- Appendix 4. John G. Neihardt beyond Black Elk / by Alexis N. Petri -- Appendix 5. Neihardt and Black Elk / by Lori Utrecht -- Appendix 6. A letter written by John G. Neihardt to Julius House, 10 August 1930 -- Appendix 7. A great Indian poet, 20 June 1931.
ISBN
0803283857 (pbk. : alk. paper)
LCCN
^^2004012692
OCLC
55597170
Owning Institutions
Harvard Library