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Black Elk & John G. Neihardt

Neihardt (1881-1973) Born into the Oglala Lakota, Black Elk was an important Sioux visionary and religious leader. As a young man he received a Great Vision in which the Six Grandfathers—powers of the West, the North, the East, the South, the Sky, and the Earth—appeared to him. This vision was powerful enough to remain an important part of his consciousness as he grew up, and he became a shamanic healer in his late teenage years. When, in 1886, Black Elk joined Buffalo Bill's Wild West Show, he became an Episcopalian, because all employees were required to be Christian. John G. During the 1960s and 1970s, Black Elks Speaks became an important text for Indian activists who wanted to access earlier visions of power. Black Elk Speaks. WOUNDED KNEE 1890 & 1970s Leonard Peltier, Aquash, FBI‬‏ Thunderheart & Avatar. What is a cookie?

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Luci Tapahonso

Navajo was her first language but she learned English at home before starting school at the Navajo Methodist Mission in Farmington, NM. She majored in English at the University of New Mexico, as an undergraduate and graduate student. She stayed on there as an Assistant Professor of English, Women's Studies and American Indian Studies for a few years. She has been an Associate Professor of English at the University of Kansas and is now Professor of English at the University of Arizona in Tucson where she teaches Poetry Writing and American Indian Literature. Sháá Áko Dahjiníleh. Poetics and Politics 2011 Luci Tapahonso‬‏ Joy Harjo "My House is the Red Earth" Circle of Stories. Honoring All Life Native American stories are as varied as the trees on the Earth and yet have many common themes, whether told by the Inuit of Alaska or the Seminole of Florida.

Circle of Stories

Gertrude Simmons Bonnin on Native American Authors. Zitkala-Sa Indian Stories. Tchin. Read and listen to “Rabbit’s Wish for Snow” story Biography: Words Are Sacred “Many times people ask me, how did I get started as a storyteller.


Hoskie Benally. Read and listen to “The Five Sacred Medicines” story Biography: Spirituality Is A Way Of Life Hoskie Benally is a Diné (Navajo) spiritual leader, who resides in the town of Shiprock, New Mexico.

Hoskie Benally

Hoskie spent much of his childhood with his grandparents, living in the traditional ways practiced for thousands of years by the Diné. American Indians. Cornell Making of America Collection. Skip to main content Cornell University Cornell University Library Browse Making of America Browse The MOA Monographs Search The MOA Monographs ©2014 Cornell University Library | Contact.

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This resource, updated to reflect the MLA Handbook for Writers of Research Papers (7th ed.) and the MLA Style Manual and Guide to Scholarly Publishing (3rd ed.), offers examples for the general format of MLA research papers, in-text citations, endnotes/footnotes, and the Works Cited page. Contributors:Tony Russell, Allen Brizee, Elizabeth Angeli, Russell Keck, Joshua M. Paiz, Purdue OWL StaffLast Edited: 2012-05-09 07:17:57 Please use the example at the bottom of this page to cite the Purdue OWL in MLA. To see a side-by-side comparison of the three most widely used citation styles, including a chart of all MLA citation guidelines, see the Citation Style Chart. You can also watch our MLA vidcast series on the Purdue OWL YouTube Channel.

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