Black Elk Speaks by John G. Neihardt

"Black Elk Speaks" is a profound narrative that recounts the life of a Native American medicine man from the Oglala Lakota tribe. It provides a unique perspective on the Lakota people's history and culture, their spiritual beliefs, and the impact of westward expansion on their way of life. The book also delves into the protagonist's personal spiritual visions, which he believes have significant prophetic and healing powers. The narrative is a poignant exploration of the clash between cultures and the devastating effects of colonization on indigenous peoples.

The 1692nd greatest book of all time


Published
1932
Nationality
American
Type
Nonfiction
Pages
Unknown
Words
64,000
Original Language
English

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