Kateri Tekakwitha

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    give individuals the opportunity to better themselves as well as those around them. Kateri Tekakwitha experiences a great loss during her early years which leads to a turning point later in her life. Tekakwitha uses her suffering to help others through altruism and benevolence. A series of unrelated events during Tekakwitha’s childhood led to her conversion to Catholicism in 1676. Kateri Tekakwitha, who is also known as Lily of the Mohawks, had a ruthless childhood when “her parents and brother…

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  • Native American Culture And Culture

    While the Jesuits wrote hagiographies, or lives of saints, that boasted the missionaries achievements, maybe based on some elements of truth, to obtain more money, means and encouraged new conversions, some Indians, especially women, also used this new religion as a way of gaining more autonomy.9 In fact, Roman Catholicism employs female imagery, like the Virgin Mary, that Native women could see as symbols of power. Kateri Tekakwitha is an excellent example of how religious and cultural…

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  • Daniel Richter Facing East From Indian Country Analysis

    America east of the Mississippi (including Spanish Florida and French Canada). In this wonderful and insightful book, Daniel K. Richter makes this distant historical period relevant by frequent references to the present. The overarching theme of the book is important because it allows readers to consider the different possibilities on our timeline of Native American relations. Richter puts together a series of essays on Indian and English relations in different regions and times of early…

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  • St. Patrick Cathedral Analysis

    each with the name of the saint they represent written in gold lettering. The sculpture of St. Patrick stands in the upper right. To his left, a phoenix, and to his right, the Celtic harp with the word “laus” means praise. The bronze door also gives representation to St. Joseph, holding a budding staff and a carpenter’s square. Situated in the middle right, the sculpture of Mother Francis Cabrini wears the clothes of the Missionary Sisters. To her left, a dolphin and a star, and to her right,…

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