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Nicholas Black Elk: Exemplar for Evangelization and Inculturation

March 1, 2023 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm


Come to the Carr-Gottstein Lecture Hall at Alaska Pacific University from 6:30-8:30 pm on Wednesday, March 1 for a presentation and discussion about the life and teachings of Servant of God Nicholas Black Elk, an Oglala Lakota catechist whose cause for canonization is open in Rome. Speaking will be Maka Black Elk, a descendant of Black Elk who is actively working in the fields of Indigenous pedagogy and truth and reconciliation in the aftermath of boarding schools in the United States, and Michael W. Taylor, the author of “Black Elk’s Life Speaks: ‘That Much…More.'” See the QR code in the image for the zoom link.
This event is free and open to the public. Questions? Email Kevin Jones, Newman Chair of Catholic Theology and Assistant Professor of Religious Studies at APU, at newmanchair@alaskapacific.edu.


March 1, 2023
6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
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Alaska Pacific University – Main Campus
4101 University Drive
Anchorage, AK 99508
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Kevin Jones
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