Nebraska Authors

Michael F. Steltenkamp

AKA: associated with Black Elk

Places Lived

Cincinnati, OH
Pine Ridge Reservation, SD

Author Of

  • Nonfiction


Black Elk; Native Americans; Lakota


Bachelor of Arts Degree in English
Graduate Studies, Indiana University


Professor of Anthropology, Bay Mills Community College, Chippewa Reservation, Michigan
Jesuit Priest
Xavier University

Places Worked

Teacher at the Red Cloud Indian School, Pine Ridge Reservation during the early 1970's


Joseph Epes Brown, author and researcher of Black Elk


Steltenkamp, Michael
Black Elk: Holy Man of the Ogalala. 1997.

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