Biography of Black Elk
Heȟáka Sápa (Black Elk) (December 1863 – August 19, 1950) was a famous wičháša wakȟáŋ (medicine man and holy man) of the Oglala Lakota (Sioux). He was Heyoka and a second cousin of Crazy Horse.
Like the grasses
Like the grasses showing tender faces to each other,
thus should we do,
for this was the wish of the Grandfathers of the World.