Black Elk & Flaming by Hilda Neihardt

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Personal Memories of the Lakota Holy Man & John Neihardt - By Hilda Neihardt ~ In 1931 John Neihardt traveled to Pine Ridge Reservation in South Dakota to interview Lakota elders, who had witnessed the Ghost Dance and the Woulded Knee Massacre. he met Black Elk, and their two weeks of intense taks became BLACK ELK SPEAKS, one of the most important biographies of an American Indian ever published. Accompying John Neihardt to help him ovserve and to take noted were his two daughters, Enid and Hilda. For the first time Hilda Heihardt presents her memories of those interveiws. She celebrates the days and nights of stroytelling, camping, feasting, and horseback riding with the fresh eyes of a bright foureen year old. The colume includes never-before-published photographs and answers many questions about the collaboration between the Lakota holy man and her father, called PETA WIGAMOE-GKE, or Flaming Rainbow. (136 Page - contains numerous Black & White Photographs - Soft-Cover)

Black Elk & Flaming by Hilda Neihardt