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Wallace Black Elk



Wallace Black Elk is a Lakota elder and spiritual descendant of Nicholas Black Elk, the author of Black Elk Speaks. Wallace Black Elk was born and raised on the Rosebud Reservation in South Dakota where Nicholas Black Elk was one of his mentors. He was present at the occupation of Wounded Knee, and has been politically active in fighting for the rights of Native American people. He is a spiritual leader and has served as an international lecturer and as a Native American representative to the United Nations.


Online resources by or about Wallace Black Elk:

Wallace Black Elk
Author: Wallace Black Elk
Type: authorbio
Description: Includes biography and b&w photo.

URL: http://www.blackelk.com/

Wallace Black Elk Speaks
Author: Bert H. Hoff
Type: authorbio
Description: Interview with Wallace Black Elk by Bert H. Hoff.

URL: http://www.vix.com/menmag/blkelkiv.htm

Books by Wallace Black Elk:

Black Elk, Wallace. Black Elk : the sacred ways of a Lakota
New York : Harper & Row, 1990.
Genre: Nonfiction
Audience: Adult
ISBN: 0062505238

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