Black Elk Speaks


John G. Neihardt

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Minneconjou Term Analysis

The Minneconjou are one of the seven bands, or tribes, that make up the Lakota people. Minneconjou means “Planter by Water” in Lakota. Standing Bear is a Minneconjou.
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Minneconjou Term Timeline in Black Elk Speaks

The timeline below shows where the term Minneconjou appears in Black Elk Speaks. The colored dots and icons indicate which themes are associated with that appearance.
Chapter 9: The Rubbing Out of Long Hair
The Loss of Culture and Community  Theme Icon
Standing Bear recalls the battle from his perspective. He had been in the Minneconjou camp along the Little Big Horn River, eating in his tepee, the morning of the... (full context)