Kateri Tekakwitha

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Tekakwitha, Kateri or Catherine:

see Kateri TekakwithaKateri Tekakwitha, Saint
or Saint Catherine Tekakwitha,
1656–80, Native American holy woman known as the Lily of the Mohawks, b. Ossernenon (now Auriesville, N.Y.).
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Un lis, simplifie et stylise, apparait egalement dans le deuxieme bandeau historie de La vie gracieuse de Catherine Tekakwitha (fig.
The work that Allan Greer has done to recuperate the life of "a particular native person" in the case of Catherine Tekakwitha is also exemplary and identifies the many filters found in texts that were not written as history but belong to a religious genre known as hagiography (Mohawk Saint vii).
In the first chapter of Mohawk Saint, Greer provides an account of how Chauchetiere came to write about Tekakwitha, and explores both the historical context of colonialism and the literary genre of hagiography that shaped the production of his text.
It was she who influenced Tekakwitha's great faith.
In 1999, I came to the Tekakwitha Conference held at Gonzaga University in Spokane, Washington, to learn - - to learn about the people, their traditions, their history, their beliefs, their problems, and their way of life.
Arguing that the church's canonization of the first American Indian saint (Kateri Tekakwitha) was long overdue, the article showed that someone like the revered Lakota holy man Nicholas Black Elk would be a legitimate, and more pastorally appropriate, candidate for the honor than yet another European.
She recently spoke on the Nipmuc at the Kateri Tekakwitha Senior Housing complex at 1 Kateri Way, which is named for an Algonquin Christian saint also known as the "Lily of the Mohawks.''
Kateri Tekakwitha are three who had already established saintly credentials by the time of their deaths in their early 20s.
"Kateri Tekakwitha, Model of Bravery" is a child's hagiography of the Mohawk Catholic saint (1656-1680) who was the first North American native American saint from New York state.
The Pope named seven new saints on 21 October: Jacques Berthieu, Pedro Calungsod, Giovanni Battista Piamarta, Maria Carmen Salles y Barangueras, Marianne Cope, Kateri Tekakwitha, and Anna Schaffer.
The six were Jacques Berthieu of France, Giovanni Battista Piamarta of Italy, Maria del Carmen of Spain, Anna Schaffer of Germany, and Kateri Tekakwitha and Mother Marianne Cope, both from the United States.
Catherine Tekakwitha (1656-80) and Marguerite Kanenstenhawi (1696-1785), the latter much better known as Eunice Williams, are two of the most famous women of colonial North America.