The Resource Black Elk speaks : being the life story of a holy man of the Oglala Sioux, as told through John G. Neihardt (Flaming Rainbow) ; introduction by Vine Deloria, Jr

Black Elk speaks : being the life story of a holy man of the Oglala Sioux, as told through John G. Neihardt (Flaming Rainbow) ; introduction by Vine Deloria, Jr

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Black Elk speaks : being the life story of a holy man of the Oglala Sioux
Title
Black Elk speaks
Title remainder
being the life story of a holy man of the Oglala Sioux
Statement of responsibility
as told through John G. Neihardt (Flaming Rainbow) ; introduction by Vine Deloria, Jr
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Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
In order to preserve his traditional culture, this Sioux seer related its values and traditions to the wider world. Accounts of his visions and of the tribal dances he carried out according to those visions are particularly vivid and notable. Still very influential today. - "Earth works - recommended fiction and non fiction about nature and the environment for adults and young adults."
Biography type
autobiography
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
  • 978/.00497
  • B
Government publication
government publication of a state province territory dependency etc
Index
no index present
Intended audience
1010
Intended audience source
Lexile
Interest level
  • UG
  • High School
LC call number
E99.O3
LC item number
B49 1988
Literary form
non fiction
Reading level
  • 5.6
  • 7.5
Study program name
  • Accelerated Reader AR
  • Reading Counts RC
Black Elk speaks : being the life story of a holy man of the Oglala Sioux, as told through John G. Neihardt (Flaming Rainbow) ; introduction by Vine Deloria, Jr
Label
Black Elk speaks : being the life story of a holy man of the Oglala Sioux, as told through John G. Neihardt (Flaming Rainbow) ; introduction by Vine Deloria, Jr
Publication
Copyright
Note
Reprint. Originally published: New York : Morrow, 1932
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Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
The offering of the pipe -- Early boyhood -- The great vision -- The bison hunt -- At the soldier's 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 -- Appendixes. Letter from John G. Neihardt to Nick Black Elk, 6 November 1930 ; A Neihardt-Black Elk portfolio ; The origin of the peace pipe
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21 cm
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Extent
xix, 298 pages
Isbn
9780803283596
Lccn
88014317
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
ocm17917663

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