Saint Kateri Tekakwitha (1656–1680)

"Lily of the Mohawks"

Tekakwitha was born in upstate New York and converted in 1676. She relocated to a Catholic Iroquois community near Montreal in 1677, where she died three years later. She was canonized in 2012, becoming the first Native American saint.


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E. Brown, Kateri Tekakwitha: Mohawk Maid

L. Fisher, Kateri Tekakwitha: The Lily of the Mohawks  

A. Greer, Mohawk Saint : Catherine Tekakwitha and the Jesuits

Children's A. Neuberger, Blessed Kateri and the Cross in the Forest