John G. Neihardt (1881-1973) is known internationally for Black Elk Speaks (Bison Books, 2014) and is the author of A Cycle of the West (Nebraska, 2002), among many other books. Coralie Hughes is the granddaughter of John G. Neihardt and the head of the Neihardt Trust. David C. Posthumus is an assistant professor of anthropology at the University of South Dakota. He is the author of All My Relatives: Exploring Lakota Ontology, Belief, and Ritual (Nebraska, 2018). Raymond J. DeMallie is Chancellors' Professor Emeritus of Anthropology and former director of the American Indian Studies Research Institute at Indiana University. He is the author and editor of numerous books, including The Sixth Grandfather: Black Elk's Teachings Given to John G. Neihardt (Nebraska, 1984).