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The first peace, which is the most important, is that which comes within the souls of men when they realize their relationship, their oneness, with the universe and all its powers, and when they realize that at the center of the universe dwells Wakan-Tanka, and that this center is really everywhere, it is within each of us.
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Black Elk was an Ogala Sioux Medicine Man who witnessed many of the defining events of American history in the late 19th century. While not yet a teenager, he participated in the Battle of the Little Big Horn and was then later a witness to the massacre at Wounded Knee. 312 more words