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Black Elk Speaks

(John G. Neihardt)

Black Elk was a Holy Man of the Oglala Sioux.  He told his life story to a Nebraskan poet called John Neihardt, when he visited the Great Sioux Reservation in the 1930s.  162 more words

Black Elk Speaks

Dream World

…Crazy Horse dreamed and went into the world where there is nothing but the spirit of all things. That is the real world that is behind this one, and everything we see here is something like a shadow from that world…Black Elk Speaks

Neihardt, John

Poetry ~ Emotions


Explore the life and legacy of the Oglala Lakota holy man Nicholas William Black Elk Sr. (1863-1950) through links that unify the effort to bring awareness of his message of peace. 12 more words

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