Black Elk was involved in several battles with the U.S. cavalry. He participated, at about the age of twelve, in the Battle of Little Big Horn of 1876, and was injured in the Wounded Knee Massacre. He became a Medicine Man of the Oglala Sioux. He taught the first peace was to realize that we are one with all creation and to realize that at the center of all creation was the Great Spirit and that it is everywhere and within us.

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