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What did Black Elk do?
In this regard, what was Black Elk famous for?
Black Elk, also known as Hehaka Sapa and Nicholas Black Elk, was a famous holy man, traditional healer, and visionary of the Oglala Lakota (Sioux) of the northern Great Plains. Black Elk was born in December 1863 on the Little Powder River in Wyoming, west of present-day South Dakota.
Additionally, where did Black Elk die? Pine Ridge Reservation, South Dakota, United States
Correspondingly, when did Black Elk die?
August 19, 1950
When did Black Elk have his vision?
In this unusually long chapter, Black Elk has a vision at the age of nine. There is nothing to report from his life between the ages of five and nine. During this time, the white men had moved away from Indian encampments to live along the newly built Union Pacific Railroad.