Black Elk Speaks / John G. Neihardt| produced by Ralph and Natasha Friar. - WBAI presents the continuing readings by Native Americans of "Black Elk Speaks" by John G. Neihardt. It is the story of the great spiritual leader of the Oglala Sioux who was born in 1863 and lived through the onslaught of the frontier settlers and soldiers desecrating his peoples land. BROADCAST: WBAI, 3 April 1976.Running Deer of the Wampanoag, Pawnee and Cherokee as Black Elk and Medicine Story of the Wampanoag as Fire Thunder , Wild Tree of the Apache as Flying Hawk and Standing Bear, John Neihardt was read by Ralph Briar.

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