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Weathersfield Proctor Library

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5181 Route 5
Ascutney, VT 05030 United States

August 2019

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

August 21
6:30 pm
Black Elk with his wife and family

This lecture explores the life and legacy of Nicholas Black Elk (c. 1866-1950), the Lakota holy man made famous by the book Black Elk Speaks. Author and ethnographer Damian Costello begins with Black Elk’s Great Vision and his struggle to discern his calling during the events of the Great Sioux War. Read More »

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