Steiger, Brad; Steiger, Sherry
January 2006
Conspiracies & Secret Societies;2006, p157
An encyclopedia entry for the Ghost Dance taught by Jack Wilson, a Pauite Indian, to his tribe. Wilson is known as Wovoka among the Paiute and he started his spiritual vision when he got a serious sickness that lasted for several days. Upon his overcoming his sickness he started to relate how he went into the spirit world and taught his fellow Indians what he said was the way of peace taught to him by God. He taught them the Ghost Dance that would bring back the buffalo. Unfortunately, the U.S. Cavalry intrepreted the drums as beating out a war dance.


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