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"Walking the Good Red Road: Nicholas Black Elk’s Journey to Sainthood" Film Screening and Panel Discussion

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Name: "Walking the Good Red Road: Nicholas Black Elk’s Journey to Sainthood" Film Screening and Panel Discussion
Date: October 6, 2021
Time: 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM CDT
Event Description:
Join us in the Russell Reid Auditorium for a film screening of "Walking the Good Red Road: Nicholas Black Elk’s Journey to Sainthood" followed by a panel discussion. In "Walking the Good Red Road: Nicholas Black Elk’s Journey to Sainthood," writer and producer Sister Judith Ann Zielinski, OSF, and the team from NewGroup Media tell the story of Lakota Holy Man Nicholas Black Elk on his journey to canonization as the first U.S. Native American male saint. Born into pre-reservation America in 1863, Nicholas Black Elk was at the Battle of Little Bighorn, toured Europe as a dancer with Buffalo Bill Cody’s Wild West Show, lived through the Battle of Wounded Knee, served his people as a medicine man, and was the subject of John Neihardt’s classic 1932 book Black Elk Speaks. The panel will be moderated by State Historical Society of North Dakota curator of education Erik Holland. Those on the panel are: Black Elk great,great grandson Maka Black Elk, Executive Director for Truth and Healing at Red Cloud Indian School in Pine Ridge, SD; Sister Judith Zielinski, producer of the featured documentary “Walking the Good Red Road:Nicholas Black Elk’s Journey to Sainthood”; and United Tribes Technical College Professor Dakota Goodhouse. The event is a partnership between the State Historical Society of North Dakota and the University of Mary.
Location:
North Dakota Heritage Center & state Museum 612 E. Boulevard Ave. Bismarck ND
Date/Time Information:
Wednesday, October 6, 2021 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Contact Information:
Erik Holland 701-328-2792
Fees/Admission:
Free admission.
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