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Author Jackson, Joe, 1955- author.

Title Black Elk : the life of an American visionary / Joe Jackson.

Publication Info. New York : Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 2016.


Location Call No. Status
 GDL Central Library Non-Fiction    92 Black Elk JAC    Available
 PAS Central Library Non-Fiction, 1st Floor    92 BLACK ELK JAC    Available
 PAS Santa Catalina Branch Non-Fiction    92 BLACK ELK JAC    Available
1 copy being processed for GDL Central Library Non-Fiction.
Edition First edition.
Description xviii, 599 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations, maps, portraits ; 24 cm
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Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages [499]-564) and index.
Contents "A sort of a preacher" -- If you're not good, the Wasichus will get you. Chosen ; A casualty of the hundred slain ; The great vision ; Resurrection ; The Black Hills ; "It is war" ; When the Wasichus come -- Childhood's end. The burning road ; Killing Crazy Horse ; Grandmother's land ; The fear ; Dances with thunder -- The Messiah will come again. The land of darkness ; The making of a medicine man ; The "show man" ; The entrance to hell ; "La belle époque" ; The Messiah will come again ; Dances with ghosts ; Wounded Knee ; "There will be a better day to die" -- "What is an Indian?" The underground ; Black robe days ; Vanishing Americans ; Black Elk speaks ; Defenders of the faith ; Disciples -- Besieged.
Summary "Describes the life of the Native American holy man who fought at Little Big Horn, witnessed the death of his cousin Crazy Horse, traveled to Europe as part of Buffalo Bill's Wild West show and became a traditionalist in the Ghost Dance movement"-- NoveList.
Subject Black Elk, 1863-1950.
Oglala Indians -- Biography.
Oglala Indians -- Religion.
Lakota Indians.
Genre/Form Biographies.
ISBN 9780374253301 hardcover
0374253307 hardcover

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