The First Native American SaintKATERI TEKAKWITHA
EARLY LIFE   Born in 1656 to an    Algonquin Catholic    woman and a Mohawk    Chief.   Entire Family Killed at    age o...
EARLY LIFE CONTINUED   At age eight she is    promised to a young    Mohawk boy.   Does not want to be    married becaus...
CONVERSION   When Kateri is eighteen    a Jesuit    Missionary, named    Father de    Lamberville, establishes    a Chape...
THE ESCAPE   In July 1677 Kateri    leaves Caughnawaga    to escape persicution    in her village.   She goes to a Catho...
LIFE IN THE MISSION   Kateri would help the    sick and poor.   She would fashion    wooden crosses and put    them in t...
DEATH   Kateri dies in 1680 at the    age of 24, do to health    problems.   Kateri’s final words    were, “Jesus, I lov...
PRINCIPLES TO LEARN FROM KATERI   Kateri dedicated her    Life to serving God by    taking care of His    children throug...
EXTRA INFORMATION   Kateri Tekakwitha was    declared Blessed by    the Catholic Church in    1980 by Pope John    Paul I...
BIBLIOGRAPHY   http://www.google.com/imgres?q=Kateri+Tekakwitha&hl=en&biw=1920&bih=955&gbv=2&tbm=isch&tbnid=Mi8    wJzTC0...
BIBLIOGRAPHY CONTINUED   http://www.google.com/imgres?q=Kateri+Tekakwitha&um=1&hl=en&sa=N&biw=1920&bih=955&tbm=isch&tbnid...
BIBLIOGRAPHY CONTINUED   http://gulib.georgetown.edu/dept/speccoll/guac/davis_    02/davis_bourgeoys_nd.htm   http://www...
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  1. 1. The First Native American SaintKATERI TEKAKWITHA
  2. 2. EARLY LIFE Born in 1656 to an Algonquin Catholic woman and a Mohawk Chief. Entire Family Killed at age of four, do to smallpox outbreak. Adopted by uncle, who is also a Mohawk chief
  3. 3. EARLY LIFE CONTINUED At age eight she is promised to a young Mohawk boy. Does not want to be married because she wants to dedicate her life to God. At age ten her village is attacked be a French and Indian war party. Moves to Caughnawaga were she lives for the next ten years.
  4. 4. CONVERSION When Kateri is eighteen a Jesuit Missionary, named Father de Lamberville, establishes a Chapel within the Village. Kateri is Baptized at the age of twenty by Father de Lamberville on Easter Sunday. She is given the name Catherine, which is Kateri in Iroquois.
  5. 5. THE ESCAPE In July 1677 Kateri leaves Caughnawaga to escape persicution in her village. She goes to a Catholic Mission for Catholic Native Americans, called St. Francis Xavier at Sault Saint-Louis, near Montreal.
  6. 6. LIFE IN THE MISSION Kateri would help the sick and poor. She would fashion wooden crosses and put them in the woods to remind her to pray to God. She told stories about the Life of Jesus Christ to people. March 25, 1679: Kateri makes her vow of Perpetual Virginity.
  7. 7. DEATH Kateri dies in 1680 at the age of 24, do to health problems. Kateri’s final words were, “Jesus, I love You.” Her face is miraculously cleared of pox marks, that she received as a child during the smallpox epidemic in Ossernenon .
  8. 8. PRINCIPLES TO LEARN FROM KATERI Kateri dedicated her Life to serving God by taking care of His children through example of prayer, good deeds, teaching about Jesus Christ, helping the sick and poor, and taking a vow of perpetual virginity.
  9. 9. EXTRA INFORMATION Kateri Tekakwitha was declared Blessed by the Catholic Church in 1980 by Pope John Paul II. She is being Canonized a Saint on October 21, 2012.
  10. 10. BIBLIOGRAPHY http://www.google.com/imgres?q=Kateri+Tekakwitha&hl=en&biw=1920&bih=955&gbv=2&tbm=isch&tbnid=Mi8 wJzTC0YvmQM:&imgrefurl=http://www.faithandfamilylive.com/blog/blessed_kateri_tekakwitha&docid=8HgXWH 6x9eJtcM&imgurl=http://www.faithandfamilylive.com/images/dailyBlog/blog/cache/kateri- 260x334.jpg&w=260&h=334&ei=iAizT4XaIKWh6gGFq7nGCA&zoom=1&iact=hc&vpx=545&vpy=274&dur=226 &hovh=255&hovw=198&tx=126&ty=136&sig=105675124543784340117&page=1&tbnh=139&tbnw=108&start= 0&ndsp=65&ved=1t:429,r:17,s:0,i:109 http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OwOcYWLFBCg http://www.google.com/imgres?q=Kateri+Tekakwitha&hl=en&biw=1920&bih=955&gbv=2&tbm=isch&tbnid=McK 9320PJ23HfM:&imgrefurl=http://www.marypages.com/KateriTekakwitha.htm&docid=nWCN- wOKRRhXCM&imgurl=http://www.marypages.com/KateriTekakwitha1.jpg&w=213&h=376&ei=uw2zT5mkIMbw6 AHro_GbCQ&zoom=1&iact=hc&vpx=407&vpy=101&dur=1696&hovh=298&hovw=169&tx=115&ty=129&sig=10 5675124543784340117&page=1&tbnh=141&tbnw=79&start=0&ndsp=65&ved=1t:429,r:2,s:0,i:78 http://www.google.com/imgres?q=Kateri+Tekakwitha&hl=en&biw=1920&bih=955&gbv=2&tbm=isch&tbnid=LC6 9P6fjKyUc1M:&imgrefurl=http://saints.sqpn.com/blessed-kateri-tekakwitha-gallery/&docid=25- jHrjGWiebYM&imgurl=http://saints.sqpn.com/wp-content/gallery/blessed-kateri- tekakwitha/stk01004.jpg&w=202&h=300&ei=Mw- zT4HKI4aw6AHjqsGqCQ&zoom=1&iact=hc&vpx=619&vpy=130&dur=2660&hovh=240&hovw=161&tx=134&ty= 131&sig=105675124543784340117&page=1&tbnh=141&tbnw=94&start=0&ndsp=65&ved=1t:429,r:4,s:0,i:82 http://www.katerishrine.com/kateri.html http://www.google.com/imgres?q=Kateri+Tekakwitha&um=1&hl=en&sa=N&biw=1920&bih=955&tbm=isch&tbnid =x9_fZ0gpNepkeM:&imgrefurl=http://www.kateritekakwitha.org/kateri/prayers.htm&docid=qoL3DtvVTUnKEM&i mgurl=http://www.kateritekakwitha.org/kateri/katerix2.jpg&w=202&h=266&ei=WRazT7K3Ecj06AG5sazOCQ&zo om=1&iact=hc&vpx=683&vpy=296&dur=972&hovh=212&hovw=161&tx=78&ty=104&sig=10567512454378434 0117&page=1&tbnh=139&tbnw=106&start=0&ndsp=65&ved=1t:429,r:18,s:0,i:111
  11. 11. BIBLIOGRAPHY CONTINUED http://www.google.com/imgres?q=Kateri+Tekakwitha&um=1&hl=en&sa=N&biw=1920&bih=955&tbm=isch&tbnid =x9_fZ0gpNepkeM:&imgrefurl=http://www.kateritekakwitha.org/kateri/prayers.htm&docid=qoL3DtvVTUnKEM&i mgurl=http://www.kateritekakwitha.org/kateri/katerix2.jpg&w=202&h=266&ei=WRazT7K3Ecj06AG5sazOCQ&zo om=1&iact=hc&vpx=683&vpy=296&dur=972&hovh=212&hovw=161&tx=78&ty=104&sig=10567512454378434 0117&page=1&tbnh=139&tbnw=106&start=0&ndsp=65&ved=1t:429,r:18,s:0,i:111 http://www.google.com/imgres?q=Caughnawaga&start=52&um=1&hl=en&biw=1920&bih=912&tbm=isch&tbnid =TNtdg4ZnGmmMVM:&imgrefurl=http://interactive.wxxi.org/highlights/2010/10/brooklyn-and-back-mohawk- journey&docid=SBzaKFC- pVRm3M&imgurl=http://interactive.wxxi.org/files/images/highlights/BrooklynBack.JPG&w=3208&h=2400&ei=B BuzT-edF--K6QHVu- W3CQ&zoom=1&iact=hc&vpx=1292&vpy=558&dur=3484&hovh=194&hovw=260&tx=75&ty=117&sig=1056751 24543784340117&page=2&tbnh=139&tbnw=185&ndsp=63&ved=1t:429,r:60,s:52,i:65 http://www.google.com/imgres?q=baptism&num=10&um=1&hl=en&biw=1920&bih=955&tbm=isch&tbnid=YwA3 6TROX3I- 1M:&imgrefurl=http://www.faithluth.org/flcbaptism.html&docid=pFFehxntHdr_4M&imgurl=http://www.faithluth.or g/JesusBaptism.jpg&w=1024&h=768&ei=eh2zT5jPB8P56QH1vuyfCQ&zoom=1&iact=hc&vpx=560&vpy=180&d ur=6678&hovh=194&hovw=259&tx=190&ty=131&sig=105675124543784340117&sqi=2&page=1&tbnh=124&tb nw=168&start=0&ndsp=50&ved=1t:429,r:3,s:0,i:144 http://conservation.catholic.org/kateri.htm http://www.google.com/imgres?q=escaping+from+prison&hl=en&sa=X&gbv=2&biw=1920&bih=912&tbm=isch&t bnid=Z1ai-9CawAfUMM:&imgrefurl=http://www.amazon.com/Trooper- Tragedy/dp/B005MWQJHE&docid=9wYECFcizxlqNM&imgurl=http://ecx.images- amazon.com/images/I/51spl7A1- qL._SX500_.jpg&w=500&h=375&ei=diGzT7_GH6j06AGM86ySCQ&zoom=1&iact=rc&dur=403&sig=105675124 543784340117&page=1&tbnh=130&tbnw=171&start=0&ndsp=56&ved=1t:429,r:33,s:0,i:142&tx=73&ty=80
  12. 12. BIBLIOGRAPHY CONTINUED http://gulib.georgetown.edu/dept/speccoll/guac/davis_ 02/davis_bourgeoys_nd.htm http://www.google.com/imgres?q=kateri+tekakwitha& um=1&hl=en&sa=N&biw=1920&bih=912&tbm=isch&t bnid=lvQt2K2_uuatdM:&imgrefurl=http://en.wikipedia. org/wiki/Kateri_Tekakwitha&docid=jcQ14mo_sZ5ihM &imgurl=http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/comm ons/thumb/f/ff/CatherinaeTekakwithaVirginis1690.jpg/ 250px- CatherinaeTekakwithaVirginis1690.jpg&w=250&h=41 7&ei=fCizT4b3H4HM6QH-qL2JCQ&zoom=1

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