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

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Black Elk Speaks: Being the Life Story of a Holy Man of the Oglala Sioux by Black Elk Overview

The most important aspect of this book is upon the contemporary generation of young Indians who have been aggressively searching for roots of their own in the structure of universal reality. They look to it for spiritual guidance, for sociological identity, for political insight, and the affirmation of the continuing substance of Indian tribal life.

Black Elk

About Black Elk Speaks: Being the Life Story of a Holy Man of the Oglala Sioux Description

Heȟáka Sápa (Black Elk) (December 1863 – August 19, 1950) was a famous wičháša wakȟáŋ (medicine man and holy man) of the Oglala Lakota (Sioux). He was Heyoka and a second cousin of Crazy Horse. Since the 1970s the book Black Elk Speaks has become an important source for studying Native spirituality, sparking a renewal of interest in Native religions. Black Elk worked with John Neihardt to give a fi

Data Book Black Elk Speaks: Being the Life Story of a Holy Man of the Oglala Sioux

Original Title Black Elk Speaks ISBN 0803283857 (ISBN13: 9780803283855 ) Edition Language English (60)