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Baldwin Memorial Library

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33 Main St N
Wells River, VT 05081 United States
(802) 757-2693

November 2019

That the People May Live: The Life and Legacy of Nicholas Black Elk, Holy Man of the Lakota.

November 14
7:00 pm
Black Elk with his wife and family

This lecture explores the life and legacy of Nicholas Black Elk (c1866-1950), the Lakota holy man made famous by the book "Black Elk Speaks." Damian Costello begins with Black Elk's Great Vision and his struggle to discern his calling. The talk is based on Costello's extensive historical research, extended residency in Indian Country, and continuing conversations with Lakota elders. Read More »

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