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Black Elk

Artist:
Belva Curtis, 1910 - 1990  Search this
Sitter:
Black Elk, 1863 - 1950  Search this
Medium:
Oil on canvas
Dimensions:
Sight: 100.5 x 75cm (39 9/16 x 29 1/2")
Type:
Painting
Date:
c. 1973
Topic:
Costume\Headgear\Headdress  Search this
Equipment\Smoking Implements\Pipe  Search this
Costume\Dress Accessory\Feather  Search this
Costume\Breechcloth  Search this
Black Elk: Male  Search this
Black Elk: Native American\Warrior  Search this
Portrait  Search this
Credit Line:
Owner: Center for Western Studies
Object number:
SD040008
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
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Catalog of American Portraits
Data Source:
Catalog of American Portraits
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/sm42666d649-79e4-4b27-90cc-db01ed8789ce
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:npg_SD040008

Bill Groethe photographs of surviviors of the Battle of Little Big Horn

Creator:
Groethe, Bill, 1923-  Search this
Names:
Beard, Dewey  Search this
Black Elk, 1863-1950  Search this
Extent:
10 Mounted prints (silver gelatin)
Culture:
Indians of North America -- Great Plains  Search this
Minneconjou Lakota (Minniconjou Sioux)  Search this
Oglala Lakota (Oglala Sioux)  Search this
Lakota (Teton/Western Sioux)  Search this
Hunkpapa Lakota (Hunkpapa Sioux)  Search this
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Mounted prints
Place:
Custer State Park (S.D.)
Date:
1948
Scope and Contents note:
Photographs made by Bill Groethe depicting a reunion of survivors of the Battle of Little Big Horn at Custer State Park, South Dakota, on September 2, 1948. The survivors depicted include Little Warrior, Pemmican, Little Soldier, Dewey Beard, High Eagle, Iron Hawk, Comes Again, and Nicholas Black Elk. John Sitting Bull, though not a survivor himself, was present to represent Sitting Bull, his adoptive father.
Biographical/Historical note:
William M. Groethe (b. 1923) is a professional photographer from Rapid City, South Dakota, known for his photographs of Mount Rushmore and his portrait of the last survivors of the 1876 Battle of Little Big Horn. Mentored by fellow Rapid City photographers Carl Rise and Bert Bell, Groethe was the only professional photographer in attendance at the reunion of the Battle of the Little Big Horn survivors. Both Rapid City and the State of South Dakota declared September 2, 2009 as William M. Groethe Day in honor of the 61st anniversary of the Little Bighorn photo.
Local Call Number(s):
NAA Photo Lot 92-14
Location of Other Archival Materials:
Groethe's photograph, entitled "Lakota Moon of the Longest Night," held in National Anthropological Archives Photo Lot 2002-02.
Restrictions:
The collection is open for research.

Access to the collection requires an appointment.
Rights:
Copyright retained by Bill Groethe. Contact the repository for terms of use and access.
Topic:
Little Bighorn, Battle of the, Mont., 1876  Search this
Citation:
Photo Lot 92-14, Bill Groethe photographs of surviviors of the Battle of Little Big Horn, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Identifier:
NAA.PhotoLot.92-14
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/nw3d873cf94-9327-4646-ae11-0612e1275082
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-naa-photolot-92-14

Michael F. Steltenkamp photographs of Black Elk's daughter and granddaughter

Creator:
Steltenkamp, Michael F.  Search this
Names:
Black Elk, 1863-1950  Search this
Extent:
2 Prints (silver gelatin)
Culture:
Oglala Lakota (Oglala Sioux)  Search this
Indians of North America -- Great Plains  Search this
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Prints
Photographs
Date:
1975
Scope and Contents note:
Images of Lucy (Black Elk) Looks Twice (1907-1978), Black Elk's only daughter and wife of Leo Looks Twice, and her daughter, Norma Regina (ca. 1940-1978). They were probably photographed while serving as consultants in the research for Michael F. Steltenkamp's book, Black Elk: Holy Man of the Oglala.
Biographical/Historical note:
Michael F. Steltenkamp, SJ, is an anthropologist and religious studies scholar. After earning a masters degree in folklore and a Master of Divinity degree, he taught high school for three years on the Pine Ridge Indian Reservation, where he also first served as a priest and was ordained as a deacon. He acquired a PhD in anthropology from Michigan State University and his doctoral thesis was later published as Black Elk: Holy Man of the Oglala. After teaching and doing campus ministry at Nouvel Catholic Central in Michigan, Steltenkamp taught for three years at Bay Mills Community College, a two-year tribal college chartered by the Bay Mills Indian Community of Michigan. In about 1994, he became a professor of anthropology and religious studies at Wheeling Jesuit University. He has also held temporary appointments as Bruegeman Chair in Ecumenical Studies at Xavier University and Chair of Jesuit Studies at Loyola University in Chicago.
Local Call Number(s):
NAA Photo Lot 95-18
Restrictions:
The collection is open for research.

Access to the collection requires an appointment.
Rights:
Contact the repository for terms of use.
Genre/Form:
Photographs
Citation:
Photo Lot 95-18, Michael F. Steltenkamp photographs of Black Elk's daughter and granddaughter, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution.
Identifier:
NAA.PhotoLot.95-18
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/nw33099b206-3451-4c32-a953-f640dcf2cb62
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-naa-photolot-95-18

Eyewitness to the Fetterman Fight : Indian views / edited by John H. Monnett

Author:
White Bull, Joseph 1849-1947  Search this
Black Elk 1863-1950  Search this
American Horse 1840-1908  Search this
Wooden Leg 1858-1940  Search this
Two Moon 1847-1917  Search this
Editor of compilation:
Monnett, John H.  Search this
Subject:
Red Cloud 1822-1909  Search this
Crazy Horse approximately 1842-1877  Search this
Grinnell, George Bird 1849-1938  Search this
Sheldon, Addison Erwin 1861-1943  Search this
Physical description:
xii, 232 pages : maps, illustrations, portraits ; 24 cm
Type:
Personal narratives
Biography
History
Place:
Wyoming
Date:
2017
19th century
Topic:
Fetterman Fight, Wyo., 1866  Search this
History  Search this
Lakota Indians--History  Search this
Wars  Search this
Lakota Indians  Search this
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_1095998

Keepers of the fire : journey to the tree of life based on Black Elk's vision / story & paintings by Eagle Walking Turtle ; design with illustrations adapted from the paintings by Angela C. Werneke

Author:
Eagle Walking Turtle  Search this
Black Elk 1863-1950  Search this
Werneke, Angela C  Search this
Subject:
Black Elk 1863-1950  Search this
Physical description:
128 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 22 x 28 cm
Type:
Fiction
Biographical fiction
Place:
North America
Date:
1987
Topic:
Indian art  Search this
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_917241

Black Elk and Flaming Rainbow : personal memories of the Lakota holy man and John Neihardt / Hilda Neihardt

Author:
Petri, Hilda Neihardt  Search this
Subject:
Black Elk 1863-1950  Search this
Neihardt, John Gneisenau 1881-1973  Search this
Petri, Hilda Neihardt  Search this
Physical description:
xiii, 136 p. : ill., map ; 22 cm
Type:
Biography
Date:
1995
C1995
20th century
Topic:
Authors, American  Search this
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_599715

Interpreting the legacy : John Neihardt and Black Elk speaks / Brian Holloway

Author:
Holloway, Brian R. 1952-  Search this
Subject:
Black Elk 1863-1950 Black Elk speaks  Search this
Neihardt, John Gneisenau 1881-1973  Search this
Physical description:
xiv, 220 p. : ill. ; 24 cm
Type:
Biography
Date:
2003
C2003
Topic:
Religion  Search this
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_710884

Black Elk speaks : being the life story of a holy man of the Oglala Sioux / John G. Neihardt ; foreword by Vine Deloria, Jr. ; with illustrations by Standing Bear ; essays by Alexis N. Petri and Lori Utecht

Author:
Black Elk 1863-1950  Search this
Neihardt, John Gneisenau 1881-1973  Search this
Petri, Alexis N  Search this
Utecht, Lori  Search this
Subject:
Black Elk 1863-1950  Search this
Physical description:
xxix, 270 p. : ill. (some col.), map ; 21 cm
Type:
Biography
Date:
2004
1932
C2004
Topic:
Religion  Search this
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_762262

Black Elk speaks : being the life story of a holy man of the Oglala Sioux / as told through John G. Neihardt (Flaming Rainbow) ; introduction by Vine Deloria, Jr

Author:
Black Elk 1863-1950  Search this
Neihardt, John Gneisenau 1881-1973  Search this
Subject:
Black Elk 1863-1950  Search this
Physical description:
xix, 298 p. : ill. ; 21 cm
Type:
Biography
Date:
1988
1932
1988, c1932
Topic:
Religion  Search this
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_779010

Black Elk : colonialism and Lakota Catholicism / Damian Costello

Title:
Colonialism and Lakota Catholicism
Author:
Costello, Damian  Search this
Subject:
Black Elk 1863-1950  Search this
Physical description:
vii, 193 p. : ill. ; 24 cm
Type:
Biography
Date:
2005
C2005
Topic:
Religion  Search this
Indian Catholics  Search this
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_796133

The Black Elk reader / edited by Clyde Holler

Author:
Holler, Clyde  Search this
Subject:
Black Elk 1863-1950 Black Elk speaks  Search this
Neihardt, John Gneisenau 1881-1973  Search this
Physical description:
xxvi, 370 p. ; 23 cm
Type:
Biography
Date:
2000
Topic:
Religion  Search this
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_604675

Black Elk lives : conversations with the Black Elk family / by Esther Black Elk DeSersa ... [et al.] ; edited by Hilda Neihardt and Lori Utecht ; introduction by Charles Trimble

Author:
Black Elk DeSersa, Esther  Search this
Petri, Hilda Neihardt  Search this
Utecht, Lori  Search this
Subject:
Black Elk 1863-1950 Family  Search this
Black Elk DeSersa, Esther  Search this
Physical description:
xvii, 168 p., [6] p. of plates : ill. ; 24 cm
Type:
Genealogy
Interviews
Date:
2000
C2000
Topic:
Kinship  Search this
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_619665

Black Elk's religion : the sun dance and Lakota Catholicism / Clyde Holler

Author:
Holler, Clyde  Search this
Subject:
Black Elk 1863-1950  Search this
Catholic Church Missions History  Search this
Physical description:
xxxi, 246 p. : ill. ; 23 cm
Type:
Books
Place:
Great Plains
Date:
1995
Topic:
Sun dance  Search this
Religion  Search this
Rites and ceremonies  Search this
Oglala philosophy  Search this
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_667577

The gift of the sacred pipe : based on Black Elk's account of the seven rites of the Oglala Sioux / as originally recorded and edited by Joseph Epes Brown ; edited and illustrated by Vera Louise Drysdale

Author:
Black Elk 1863-1950  Search this
Brown, Joseph Epes  Search this
Physical description:
xii, 106 p. : ill. (some col.) ; 32 cm
Type:
Books
Date:
1982
C1982
Topic:
Rites and ceremonies  Search this
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_687475

Black Elk : holy man of the Oglala / by Michael F. Steltenkamp

Author:
Steltenkamp, Michael F  Search this
Subject:
Black Elk 1863-1950  Search this
Physical description:
xxiii, 211 p. : ill. ; 23 cm
Type:
Biography
Date:
1993
C1993
Topic:
Religion  Search this
Missions  Search this
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_502640

The sacred pipe : Black Elk's account of the seven rites of the Oglala Sioux / recorded and edited by Joseph Epes Brown

Title:
Black Elk's account of the seven rites of the Oglala Sioux
Author:
Black Elk 1863-1950  Search this
Brown, Joseph Epes  Search this
Physical description:
xx, 144 p. illus., ports. 19 cm
Type:
Books
Date:
1971
1953
[1971]
Topic:
Rites and ceremonies  Search this
Call number:
E99.O3 B53 1971
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_570189

Black Elk speaks; being the life story of a holy man of the Oglala Sioux, as told through John G. Neihardt (Flaming Rainbow) Illustrated by Standing Bear

Author:
Black Elk 1863-1950  Search this
Neihardt, John G. 1881-1973  Search this
Subject:
Black Elk 1863-1950  Search this
Physical description:
280 pages illustrations 21 cm
Type:
Biography
Date:
1961
Topic:
Religion  Search this
Call number:
E90.B82A3 1961X
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_444363

The Sixth Grandfather : Black Elk's teachings given to John G. Neihardt / edited and with an introduction by Raymond J. DeMallie ; foreward by Hilda Neihardt Petri

Author:
Neihardt, John Gneisenau 1881-1973  Search this
Black Elk 1863-1950  Search this
DeMallie, Raymond J. 1946-  Search this
Subject:
Black Elk 1863-1950  Search this
Physical description:
xxix, 452 p., [10] p. of plates : ill. ; 21 cm
Type:
Biography
Place:
Great Plains
Date:
1985
1985, c1984
Topic:
Religion  Search this
Oglala philosophy  Search this
Indian philosophy  Search this
Call number:
E99.O3 B62 1985
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_454806

Black Elk's story : distinguishing its Lakota purpose / Julian Rice

Author:
Rice, Julian 1940-  Search this
Subject:
Black Elk 1863-1950  Search this
Physical description:
xiii, 165 p. ; 24 cm
Type:
Biography
Date:
1991
C1991
Topic:
Religion  Search this
Oglala philosophy  Search this
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_455745

Lakota storytelling : Black Elk, Ella Deloria, and Frank Fools Crow / Julian Rice

Author:
Rice, Julian 1940-  Search this
Subject:
Black Elk 1863-1950  Search this
Deloria, Ella Cara  Search this
Fools Crow 1890 or 1891-1989  Search this
Physical description:
viii, 252 p. ; 23 cm
Type:
Biography
Folklore
Place:
Great Plains
Date:
1989
C1989
Topic:
Folklore  Search this
Call number:
E99.O3 B537 1989X
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_374525

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