Black Elk

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Born: Dec, 1863 AD
Died: 1950 AD, at 86 years of age.

Nationality: American
Categories: Doctors


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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