Skip to main content

Speakers Bureau Catalog

Main Topic
Our Nation
Topic
National Expansion & Reform: Native American Perspectives
Title

The Universal Sacred Hoop

Speaker

<a href="http://humanitiesnebraskaorg.presencehost.net/speakers/speakers-index.html?get_id=S2CFnBK9aie0ooZ0Yrk%252FbWKvagTIbF0kzPw6aLEDcIC1ueozdLXLoTf3vmdtMiKSfgIYEKDBdnvUDpDlL6ulntiFIfgPwHqkBveqHw9ao149OkbEtu4UEkJwE2b%252B7awh%252B2oheO9mAGCdudksveOc8MoVBhyl2WkLZfokqxJ3WvVt">Nancy Gillis</a>

Description

Presentation explaining and exploring the concept of the sacred hoop image from a variety of tribal traditions, including the interpretation given to John G. Neihardt by the Oglala Lakota Holy Man Black Elk. Emphasis on the cultural and spiritual context. Approx. 45 min.

Age Group
All Ages

The Speakers Bureau is is made possible by these generous sponsors:

Lincoln
Norfolk
  • The Johnny Carson Fund at the Nebraska Cultural Endowment
Omaha
  • The Adah & Leon Millard Foundation

Humanities Nebraska programming is made possible by:

and generous individuals, foundations, and businesses across Nebraska.