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Black Elk Speaks

Being the Life Story of a Holy Man of the Oglala Sioux, The Premier Edition

John G. Neihardt

Discover the inspiring and powerful story of a Lakota healer, their visions, and the tragic history of their Sioux people during the closing decades of the Old West. Black Elk Speaks is a religious classic and one of the best spiritual books of the modern era. Written by John G. Neihardt, the book recounts the remarkable great vision of the Lakota elder, who saw the wholeness of earth, creatures, and humanity during a time of decimation and loss. It is an unforgettable history of an American Indian nation and an enduring spiritual message for all.
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first published in 1932
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