306 W Elm St
Bancroft NE 68004
Author of Black Elk Speaks and numerous other works of prose and poetry, John G. Neihardt is the Poet Laureate in Perpetuity of Nebraska. To commemorate his life and work, the John G. Neihardt State Historic Site was established on the site of his former home in Bancroft, Nebraska.
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Poetry is indeed the supreme form of human expression.
Explore his work, his honors, and photos. Hear him recite Black Elk's Prayer.
The Sacred Hoop Garden, Neihardt's Study, and more.
Current projects, Membership, and the Newsletter.