1863 - Black Elk was born in December is a Oglala Sioux shaman.
1876 - He participated in the Battle of Little Big Horn.
1890 - Wounded in the massacre that occurred at Wounded Knee.
1887 - Traveled to England with Buffalo Bill's Wild West Show.
1892 - Black Elk married his first wife, Katie War Bonnett.
1932 - Collaborated with John Neihardt to produce oral history "Black Elk Speaks: The Life Story of a Holy Man of the Oglala Sioux".
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