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The Sixth Grandfather: Black Elk's Teachings Given to John G. Neihardt [Paperback]

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The Sixth Grandfather: Black Elk's Teachings Given to John G. Neihardt [Paperback]

Raymond J. DeMallie (Editor), Hilda Neihardt (Foreword)

In Black Elk Speaks and When 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.

Paperback: 452 pages

Publisher: Bison Books (October 1, 1985)

Language: English

ISBN-10: 0803265646

ISBN-13: 978-0803265646

Product Dimensions: 5.5 x 1.1 x 8.7 inches

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Weight 1.50 lbs
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