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User Review  - traumleben - LibraryThing

A spiritually powerful book that is as much a testament to Nebraskan John Neihardt's skill as a writer as it is Black Elk's virtuous execution of the oral storytelling tradition. Relating the story of ... Read full review

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User Review  - keylawk - LibraryThing

Black Elk was approximately 68 and most of his peers had died when he sat down with an epic poet and young translators and began telling his story. It includes glorifications of battles and buffalo ... Read full review

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User Review  - hybman1 - LibraryThing

The history of the American Indians is a shameful and disgraceful one; it is a story that is 'swept under the rug' by Americans today. Black Elk Speaks is a book that exposes all the wrongdoings of ... Read full review

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I am reading Black Elk Speaks in my junior english class and so far I love it. I think it is a very good book, I also think that many people should read it.

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User Review  - Czrbr - LibraryThing

Book Description: University of Nebraska Press August 1, 1988. Biographies & Memoirs : Historical Read full review


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