Saturday, September 05, 2015

Black Elk (Actually) Speaks

Just as the names "Mt. McKinley" & "Harney Peak" conceal Denali & Hinhan Kaga, so did John Neihardt, a white universalist writer, conceal a famous Native American's vision of Christ. And if that wasn't enough,
[W]hen the soldiers of the Seventh Cavalry—Custer’s old regiment—massacred nearly 300 Indians associated with the Ghost Dance at Wounded Knee Creek (more than half of whom were women and children), they used precisely the methods that Black Elk, in the name of Jesus, had renounced.