“Black Elk Speaks” picked for One Book One Nebraska

Black Elk Speaks, the story of the Oglala Lakota visionary and healer Nicholas Black Elk and his people, has been selected as the 2017 One Book One Nebraska title.


51nzxmgqybl-_sx330_bo1204203200_Black Elk’s searing visions of the unity of humanity and Earth, conveyed by Nebraska State Poet Laureate John G. Neihardt, have made this book a classic. It crosses multiple genres and generations, an ideal selection for Nebraska’s 150th year.

Resources for book clubs, libraries, etc., will soon be available from One Book One Nebraska. For details, visit OneBook.Nebraska.gov/2017 or search “One Book One Nebraska” on Facebook.


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