THE SACRED PIPE: Black Elk's Account of the Seven Rites of the Oglala Sioux
Black Elk describes and discusses the details and meanings of the seven rites, which were disclosed, one by one, to the Sioux through visions. He takes the reader through the sun dance, the purification rite, the "keeping of the soul," and other rites, showing how the Sioux have come to terms with God and nature and their fellow men. Illus.
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Item #: 4818148