The Life of Black Elk

The Life of Black Elk

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Black Elk was a medicine man of the Oglala Sioux who rose to fame because of his talents as a healer and his role in the Battle of Wounded Knee. These are just some of the facts readers learn about this fascinating figure, whose life is detailed through biographical text, primary sources, and historical photographs. Readers learn the important place Black Elk occupies in Native American history and United States history. The social studies-focused text helps readers understand how Black Elk helped shape the history of the Sioux people in the 19th century and beyond. A timeline and sidebars offer opportunities for additional learning.
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Product details

  • 9-12
  • Paperback | 32 pages
  • 175 x 211 x 3mm | 91g
  • PowerKids Press
  • United States
  • English
  • 1508148260
  • 9781508148265