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Black Elk Speaks

Black Elk Speaks - rev edition

Black Elk Speaks - rev edition

ISBN13: 9780803283855

ISBN10: 0803283857

Black Elk Speaks by John G. Neihardt - ISBN 9780803283855
Edition: REV 04
Copyright: 2004
Publisher: State University of NY Press
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International: No
Black Elk Speaks by John G. Neihardt - ISBN 9780803283855

ISBN13: 9780803283855

ISBN10: 0803283857

Edition: REV 04

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Table of Contents

Table of Contents

Foreword
The offering of the pipe p. 1
Early boyhood p. 6
The great vision p. 16
The bison hunt p. 37
At the soldiers' town p. 47
High horse's courting p. 52
Wasichus in the hills p. 59
The fight with three stars p. 70
The rubbing out of long hair p. 80
Walking the black road p. 100
The killing of Crazy Horse p. 107
Grandmother's land p. 112
The compelling fear p. 119
The horse dance p. 124
The dog vision p. 136
Heyoka ceremony p. 145
The first cure p. 150
The powers of the bison and the elk p. 157
Across the big water p. 164
The spirit journey p. 172
The messiah p. 177
Visions of the other world p. 184
Bad trouble coming p. 191
The butchering at Wounded Knee p. 196
The end of the dream p. 202
Author's postscript p. 208
Letter from Neihardt to Black Elk, 6 November 1930 p. 211
Comparison of the transcript and draft for the origin of the peace pipe p. 215
Lakota words in the text p. 221
John G. Neihardt beyond Black Elk p. 225
Neihardt and Black Elk p. 245
A letter written by John G. Neihardt to Julius House, 10 August 1930 p. 257
A great Indian poet, 20 June 1931 p. 261
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