Michael F. Steltenkamp photographs of Black Elk's daughter and granddaughter, 1975

Summary
Collection ID:
NAA.PhotoLot.95-18
Creators:
Steltenkamp, Michael F.
Dates:
1975
Languages:
English
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Physical Description:
2 Prints
silver gelatin
Repository:

Scope and Contents note
Scope and Contents note
Images of Lucy (Black Elk) Looks Twice (1907-1978), Black Elk's only daughter and wife of Leo Looks Twice, and her daughter, Norma Regina (ca. 1940-1978). They were probably photographed while serving as consultants in the research for Michael F. Steltenkamp's book, Black Elk: Holy Man of the Oglala.

Biographical/Historical note
Biographical/Historical note
Michael F. Steltenkamp, SJ, is an anthropologist and religious studies scholar. After earning a masters degree in folklore and a Master of Divinity degree, he taught high school for three years on the Pine Ridge Indian Reservation, where he also first served as a priest and was ordained as a deacon. He acquired a PhD in anthropology from Michigan State University and his doctoral thesis was later published as Black Elk: Holy Man of the Oglala. After teaching and doing campus ministry at Nouvel Catholic Central in Michigan, Steltenkamp taught for three years at Bay Mills Community College, a two-year tribal college chartered by the Bay Mills Indian Community of Michigan. In about 1994, he became a professor of anthropology and religious studies at Wheeling Jesuit University. He has also held temporary appointments as Bruegeman Chair in Ecumenical Studies at Xavier University and Chair of Jesuit Studies at Loyola University in Chicago.

Administration
Author
Sarah Ganderup
Custodial History note
Donated by Michael F. Steltenkamp, 1994.

Local Call Number(s)
Local Call Number(s)
NAA Photo Lot 95-18

Using the Collection
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Preferred Citation note
Photo Lot 95-18, Michael F. Steltenkamp photographs of Black Elk's daughter and granddaughter, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution.

Addl. KW Subj
Addl. KW Subj
Sioux

Keywords
Keywords table of terms and types.
Keyword Terms Keyword Types
Oglala Lakota (Oglala Sioux) Cultural Context Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Photographs Genre Form Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Indians of North America -- Great Plains Cultural Context Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Black Elk, 1863-1950 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid

Repository Contact
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