The Sacred Pipe : Black Elk's Account of the Seven Rites of the Oglala Sioux (Civilization of the American Indian Series, Vol 36)

by Joseph Epes Brown

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Univ of Oklahoma Pr (Trd); ISBN: 0806121246

During the winter of 1947, Black Elk, the Oglala Sioux holy man, related to Joseph Brown seven of the sacred Oglala traditions, including such revered rites as "The Keeping of the Soul," "The Rite of Purification," and "Preparing for Womanhood." The San Francisco Chronicle calls The Sacred Pipe "a valuable contribution to American Indian literature."

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