Nebraska Authors

Hilda Neihardt Petri

Born 1917

Daughter of poet John G. Neihardt, she accompanied him, at the age of 15, to some of his meetings with Nicholas Black Elk, the Lakota holy man.

Author Of

  • Nonfiction


John Neihardt; Black Elk; Lakota Sioux




Black Elk and Flaming Rainbow: Personal Momories of the Lakota Holy Man and John Neihardt.
Generations: Neihardt With Neihardt on Neihardt.
Edited Black Elk Lives: Conversations With the Black Elk Family. 2000. (with Esther Black Elk DeSersa, Olivia Black Elk Pourier, Aaron DeSersa Jr. and Clifton DeSersa, co-editor Lori Utecht.)

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Hilda Neihardt Petri

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