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Left: Nicholas Black Elk, left, with daughter Lucy Black Elk and wife, Anna Brings White, photographed in their home in Manderson, S.D., circa 1910. (Courtesy of Denver Public Library/Creative Commons) Right: Black Elk, left, and Elk of the Oglala Lakota as grass dancers touring with the Buffalo Bill Wild West Show, in London, in 1887. (Courtesy of National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution)