Michael F. Steltenkamp, S.J., PAPERS
Separations: Published Writings by/about Steltenkamp and Notable Book Donations
With few exceptions, the published writings by Michael F. Steltenkamp, S.J., have been separated from his papers and are not available in Special Collections & Archives because they are readily available elsewhere.
Articles by Steltenkamp
“Black Elk’s Wake: The Holy Man’s Multi-cultural Message,” Cardinal Perspectives, 1995-1996, 94-99.
“Contemporary American Indian Religious Thinking and Its Relationship to the Christianity of Black Elk, Holy Man of the Oglala,” in American Catholic Traditions: Resources for Renewal, Sandra Yocum Mize and William L. Porter, editors. 42(1996):29-52.
“New Age Environmentalism, and Liturgical Inculturation,” Theology and Lived Christianity, The Annual Publication of the College Theology Society, David M. Hammond, Editor. 45(2000):231-256.
“A Retrospective on Black Elk: Holy Man of the Oglala,” The Black Elk Reader, Clyde Holler, editor. Syracuse: Syracuse University Press, 2000, 104-126
“Updating the Jesuit Relations,” Anthropology's Debt to Missionaries, Leonard Plotnicov, Paula Brown, and Vinson Sutlive, editors. Ethnology Monographs, No. 20, Pittsburg: Department of Anthropology, University of Pittsburg, 2007
“American Indian Sainthood and the Catholic Church,” American Catholic Studies, 124(2013):1: 95-106.
Book Reviews by Steltenkamp
Archambault, Marie Therese, Mark G. Thiel and Christopher Vecsey, editors. The Crossing of Two Roads: Being Catholic and Native in the United States. Maryknoll: Orbis Books, 2000. Horizons, 33(2006):2:372-373.
Clatterbuck, Mark. Demons, Saints, and Patriots: Catholic Visions of Native America through The Indian Sentinel (1902-1962), Milwaukee: Marquette University Press, 2009. U.S. Catholic Historian, 29(2011):2:12-14.
Foley, Thomas W. Father Francis M. Craft: Missionary to the Sioux. Lincoln: University of Nebraska Press, 2002. Great Plains Quarterly, 23(2003):4:264-265.
Foley, Thomas W. Father Francis M. Craft: Missionary to the Sioux. Lincoln: University of Nebraska Press, 2002. Theological Studies, 64(2003):4:879-880.
Holler, Clyde. Black Elk’s Religion: The Sun Dance and Lakota Catholicism. Syracuse: University of Syracuse Press, 1995. The Catholic Historical Review, Jan. 1997, 140-141.
Jacob, Michelle M. Indian Pilgrims: Indigenous Journeys of Activism and Healing with Saint Kateri Tekakwitha, Tucson: University of Arizona Press, 2016. American Catholic Studies, 128(2017):3:90-92.
Kreis, Karl Markus. Lakotas, Black Robes, and Holy Women: German Reports from the Indian Missions in South Dakota, 1886-1900, Lincoln: University of Nebraska Press, 2007. American Catholic Studies, 119(2008):2:91-92.
Markowitz, Harvey. Converting the Rosebud: Catholic Mission and the Lakotas, 1886-1916, Norman: University of Oklahoma Press, 2018. American Catholic Studies, 129(2018):4:71-72.
Maroukis, Thomas Constantine. The Peyote Road: Religious Freedom and the Native American Church. The Civilization of the American Indian Series. Number 265. Norman: University of Oklahoma Press, 2010. American Historical Review, 116(Feb. 2011):1:204-205.
Paulson, T. Emogene. Sioux Collections, Vermillion: University of South Dakota, 1982. Plains Anthropologist, 29(1984): 104: 177-178.
Powers, William K. Yuwipi: Vision and Experience in Oglala Ritual, Lincoln: University of Nebraska Press, 1982. Plains Anthropologist, 28(1983):100:143-145.
Thiel, Mark G., and Christopher Vecsey, editors. Native Footsteps: Along the Path of Saint Kateri Tekakwitha, Milwaukee: Marquette University Press, 2012. American Catholic Studies, 124(2013):4:66-67.
Vecsey, Christopher. On the Padres’ Trail. American Indian Catholics, Vol. 1. Notre Dame: University of Notre Dame Press, 1996. Horizons, 26(1999):2:372-373.
Vecsey, Christopher. Where the Two Roads Meet. American Indian Catholics [Vol. 3]. Notre Dame: University of Notre Dame Press, 1999. Theological Studies, 61(2000):4:762-764.
Books and Reports by Steltenkamp
A Perspective on Christian Missiology toward the Sioux of Native North America, Chicago: Jesuit School of Theology, 1977
The Sacred Vision: Native American Religion and its Practice Today. Ramsey, N.J.: Paulist Press, 1982
No More Screech Owl: Plains Indian Adaptation as Profiled in the Life of Black Elk, Ph.D. Dissertation, East Lansing: Michigan State University, 1987
Iroquois Point Excavation Report to Bay Mills Tribe (Brimley, Michigan), 1991
Black Elk: Holy Man of the Oglala, Norman: University of Oklahoma Press, 1993
Nicholas Black Elk: Medicine Man, Missionary, Mystic, Norman: University of Oklahoma Press, 2009
Selected Reviews of Books by Steltenkamp
The Sacred Vision: Native American Religion and its Practice Today
Holler, Clyde: American Indian Quarterly, 9(1985):1:87-88.
Murrman, Warren D.: Worship, 53(1984): 3:280-281
Starkloff, Carl F.: Theological Studies, 44(1983):4:748-749.
Black Elk: Holy Man of the Oglala
Anderson, Gary Clayton. Western Historical Quarterly, 25(1994):3:384.
Bruguier, Leonard R. North Dakota History, 62(1995):2:31-32.
Bucko, Raymond A. America, 170(1994):11:21-22.
Clow, Richard L. Journal of the West, 35(1994):1:117-118.
DeMallie, Raymond J. American Indian Culture & Research Journal, 18(1994):1:167-170.
Emery, Steven C. Journal of American History, 62(March 1995): 2:1753.
Gill, Sam. “The Truth about Black Elk: A Biography explores the Christianity of the Sioux holy man,” New York Times, Oct 31, 1993: 34-36.
Hamm, Dennis. National Jesuit News, Dec 1993.
Holler, Clyde. Critical Review, 35(1995): 3:385-386.
Hoover, Herbert T. Pacific Northwest Quarterly, 85(1994):3:123.
Irwin, Lee. Great Plains Research, 4(1994):2:342-344.
Miller, David Reed. Ethnohistory, 42(1995):3:536-537.
Powers, William K. The Journal of Religion, 75(1995):2:304-306.
Stogre, Michael. Missiology, 22(1994):3:393.
Willumsen, Kristopher L. “Catechesis as Inculturation: Nicholas Black Elk Speaks,” The Living Light, 31(1994):2:71-75.
Wolff, Gerald W. South Dakota History, 24(1994):1:43-44.
Nicholas Black Elk: Medicine Man, Missionary, Mystic
Enochs, Ross. American Catholic Studies, 121(2010):3:107-108.
DeMallie, Raymond J. Western Historical Quarterly, 42(2011):1:86-87.
Kreis, Karl Markus. American Indian Culture & Research Journal. 34(2010): 3:166-168.
Martin, Kathleen J. Plains Anthropologist. 55(2010): 213:92-94.
Peterson, Herman A. Tribal College Journal. 25(2014): 3:46.
Notable Books donated by Steltenkamp and retained in Special Collections:
Baraga, Frederic, Katolik gagikwe-masinaigan, 1907 edition
Boyton, Neil. Mississippi’s Blackrobe: A Story of Father Marquette, 1927
Brown, Joseph Epes. The Sacred Pipe: Black Elk’s Account of the Seven Rites of the Oglala Sioux, 1970; + autograph with personal note to Steltenkamp
Gijig-Anang. A Book of Short Sermons in Ottawa-Otchipwe Indian, 1931
Hammond, David M., editor. Theology and Lived Christianity, v. 45, 2000; + Steltenkamp, "New Age, Environmentalism, and Liturgical Inculturation"
Mize, Sandra Yocum, and William L. Porter, editors. American Catholic Traditions: Resources for Renewal, 1996; + Steltenkamp, "Contemporary American Indian Religious Thinking and Its Relationship to the Christianity of Black Elk, Holy Man of the Oglala"
Pelotte, Donald E. John Courtney Murray: Theologian in Conflict, 1975; autographed copy
Piotnicov, Leonard, Paula Brown, and Vinson Sutlive, editors. Anthropology's Debt to Missionaries, 2007; + Steltenkamp, "Updating the Jesuit Relations"
Steltenkamp, Michael F. A Perspective on Christian Missiology toward the Sioux of Native North America, 1977
Steltenkamp, Michael F. No More Screech Owl: Plains Indian Adaptation as Profiled in the Life of Black Elk, 1987
Wilkinson, R.E. The Pioneer: A Short Biography of Father Henry I. Westropp, S.J., Missionary of Two Continents, Patnia, India: San Jivan Press, 1953