Nancy Gillis

Explores the remarkable legacy of the unique friendship between the Lakota holy man Black Elk and poet John G. Neihardt.

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This presentation explores the remarkable legacy of a unique personal and spiritual friendship begun in 1931 between the Lakota holy man Black Elk and poet John G. Neihardt. It includes brief biographies of each man, their meetings, and its impact on adding to the knowledge of Lakota culture, Native American philosophies, and the possibilities of cross-cultural recognition and respect.

Nancy Gillis

Title: Former Director John G. Neihardt Historical Site

Email: ngillis@abbnebraska.com

Phone: (402) 846-5907

City: Walthill


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