Wovoka – Paiute Medicine Man & the Ghost Dance

  A Paiute medicine-man, Wovoka originated the Ghost Dance which spread throughout the Native American tribes of the west, causing white settlers and officials a great deal of consternation. Born southwest of what is now Carson City, Nevada about 1856, his father, Tavibo, was also a medicine man. After his father’s death, the boy was … Continue reading Wovoka – Paiute Medicine Man & the Ghost Dance