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Black Elk
  • Name: Black Elk
  • Born: 12/01/1863
  • Died: 08/19/1950 (86 years old)
  • Occupation: Catechist

Heȟáka Sápa, commonly known as Black Elk (December 1, 1863– August 19, 1950), was a wičháša wakȟáŋ (“medicine man, holy man”) and heyoka of the Oglala Lakota people. He was a second cousin of the war leader Crazy Horse.

Birth Place: Little Powder River, Wyoming, United States

Death Place: Pine Ridge, South Dakota, United States

Source: Wikipedia

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