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*DIGITAL* The Legacy of Nicholas Black Elk

December 1
7:00 pm


St. Johnsbury Athenaeum
Nicholas Black Elk and family
Note: due to the Covid-19 pandemic, this talk will only be offered online, via Zoom. Advance registration is required for this event. Register for this free talk.

Historian Damian Costello explores the life of the man behind the famous book Black Elk Speaks. Nicholas Black Elk’s Lakota philosophy can help us see the natural world as a unified whole, and his continued hope amidst great tragedy can inform how we approach contemporary crises.

About Damian Costello

Damian Costello received his Ph.D. in theological studies from the University of Dayton and specializes in the intersection of Catholic theology, Indigenous spiritual traditions, and colonial history. He is an international expert on the life and legacy of Nicholas Black Elk and the author of ’Black Elk: Colonialism and Lakota Catholicism.”

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Robert Joly
Phone:
(802) 748-8291

Venue

St. Johnsbury Athenaeum
1171 Main St
St Johnsbury, VT 05819 United States
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Website:
http://www.stjathenaeum.org/