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

Jackson, Joe, 1955- (author.).
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  • 11 of 11 copies available at Evergreen Indiana.

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0 current holds with 11 total copies.

Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Camden-Jackson Twp PL - Camden BIO BLACK ELK (Text) 74082000020482 Biography Available -
Clinton PL - Clinton B BLACK ELK (Text) 36806002066932 BIOGRAPHY 2ND FLOOR Available -
Covington-Veedersburg PL - Covington 921 JAC (Text) 32572000572131 CVBPLC Adult Nonfiction Available -
Greenwood PL - Greenwood BIO BLACK ELK (Text) 36626103788840 Adult Biographies Available -
Mooresville PL - Mooresville 978.004 JAC (Text) 37323005282366 NONFIC Available -
New Castle-Henry County PL - New Castle 978.004 JACK (Text) 39231033230372 Adult Non-fiction Collection Available -
Peabody PL - Columbia City NON-FICTION 978.004 JACKSON (Text) 30403002212744 Adult - Non-Fiction Available -
Plainfield-Guilford Twp PL - Plainfield 921 Black Elk (Text) 31208912492057 non-fiction Available -
West Lafayette PL - West Lafayette 921 BLACK ELK (Text) 31951004173206 2nd Floor - Non-Fiction Available -
Westfield Washington PL - Westfield B-Black Elk (Text) 78292000360280 Adult Biography Book Collection Available -
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Record details

  • ISBN: 9780374253301
  • ISBN: 0374253307
  • Physical Description: xviii, 599 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations, maps ; 24 cm
  • Edition: First edition.
  • Publisher: New York : Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 2016.

Content descriptions

Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references (pages 499-564) and index.
Formatted Contents Note:
Prologue: "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 epoque -- 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 -- Epilogue: besieged.
Summary, etc.:
"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.
RELIGION / Ethnic & Tribal.
Genre: Biographies.

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