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Last Updated on May 6, 2015, by eNotes Editorial. Word Count: 564. Black Elk Speaks is a well-known text both for non-Native American readers who wish to study the Oglala Sioux culture and for. Black Elk Speaks. Book Description: Black Elk Speaks, the story of the Oglala Lakota visionary and healer Nicholas Black Elk (1863-1950) and his people during momentous twilight years of the nineteenth century, offers readers much more than a precious glimpse of a vanished time. Black Elk's searing visions of the unity of humanity and Earth.

  • Black Elk Speaks. Being the Life Story of a Holy Man of the Oglala Sioux, The Premier Edition. Narrated by: Robin Neihardt. Length: 6 hrs and 35 mins. Unabridged Audiobook. Categories: History, Americas. 4.6 out of 5 stars. 4.6 (887 ratings).
  • 'Black Elk Speaks is the story of the Lakota visionary and healer Nicholas Black Elk (1863-1950) and his people during the momentous twilight years of the nineteenth century. Black Elk met the distinguished poet, writer, and critic John G. Neihardt (1881-1973) in 1930 on the Pine Ridge Reservation in South Dakota and chose Neihardt to tell his.
  • “ Black Elk Speaks is arguably the single most widely read book in the vast literature relating to North American Indians. Neihardt’s poetic rendering of the life story of an Oglala Lakota holy man captivates the imagination of readers, drawing them into a meaning-charged world of symbols and otherness.
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Inside this Book – My friend, I am going to tell you the story of my life, as you wish; and if it were only the story of my life I think I would not tell it; for what is one man that he should make much of his winters, even when they bend him like heavy snow? So many other men have lived and shall live that story, to be grass upon the hills. It is the story of all life that is holy and is good to tell, and of us, two-leggeds sharing in it with the four-leggeds and the wings of the air and all green things; for these are children of one mother and their father is one Spirit. This, then, is not the tale of a great hunter or of a great warrior, or of a great traveler, although I have made much meat in my time and fought for my people both as boy and man, and have gone far and seen strange lands and men. So also have many others done, and better than I. These things I shall remember by the way, and often they may seem to be the very tale itself, as when I was living them in happiness and sorrow. But now that I can see it all as from a lonely hilltop, I know it was the story of a mighty vision given to a man too weak to use it; of a holy tree that should have flourished in a people’s heart with flowers and singing birds, and now is withered; and of a people’s dream that died in bloody snow.

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  • Book Name – Black Elk Speaks
  • Author of this Book – John G. Neihardt
  • Language – English
  • Genre – History
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