Sixth Grandfather Black Elk's Teachings Given to John G. Neihardt

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Book details

List price: $24.95
Publisher: University of Nebraska Press
Publication date: 10/1/1985
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 462
Size: 5.50" wide x 8.00" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 1.144
Language: English

InBlack Elk SpeaksandWhen the Tree Flowered, John C. Neihardt recorded the teachings of the Oglala holy man Black Elk, who had, in a vision, seen himself as the "sixth grandfather," the spiritual representative of the earth and of mankind. Raymond J. DeMallie makes available for the first time the transcripts from Neihardt's interviews with Black Elk in 1931 and 1944, which formed the basis for the two books. His introduction offers new insights into the life of Black Elk.

Raymond J. DeMallie is Chancellor's Professor of Anthropology and American Indian Studies at Indiana University.

Foreword
Preface
Acknowledgments
Nicholas Black Elk and John G. Neihardt: An Introduction
The 1931 Interviews
Boyhood (1863-72)
The Great Vision (1873)
Youth (1873-75)
Walking the Black Road (1875-76)
The Scattering of the People (1876-81)
Walking the Red Road (1881-85)
Seeing the World of the Wasichus (1886-89)
The Ghost Dance and Wounded Knee (1889-91)
Teaching Flaming Rainbow (1931)
The 1944 Interviews
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December 6
December 7
December 8
December 11
December 12
December 13
Appendixes Bibliography Index
Concordance
Phonetic Key
Bibliography
Index

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