Black Elk Speaks: Being the Life Story of a Holy Man of the Oglala Sioux, as told through John G. Neihardt (Flaming Rainbow) by Black Elk - PDF and EPUB eBook

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Black Elk Speaks is a 1932 book by John G. Neihardt, an American poet & writer, who relates the story & spirituality of...

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Exact title of the book
Black Elk Speaks: Being the Life Story of a Holy Man of the Oglala Sioux, as told through John G. Neihardt (Flaming Rainbow)
Book author
Black Elk
Book edition
Paperback
Number of pages
280 pages
Language
English
Published
October 1961 by University of Nebraska Press
File size (in PDF)
1120 kB
Black Elk Speaks: Being the Life Story of a Holy Man of the Oglala Sioux, as told through John G. Neihardt (Flaming Rainbow)

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Black Elk Speaks is a 1932 book by John G. Neihardt, an American poet & writer, who relates the story & spirituality of Black Elk, an Oglala Lakota medicine man. It was based on conversations by Black Elk with the author & translated from Lakota into English by Black Elk's son, Ben Black Elk, who was present during the talks.

Neihardt transformed his notes to convey Black Elk's spiritual message in a powerful, lyrical English.