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that Saint Kateri is a powerful feminine figure who inspires decolonizingSaint Kateri is a powerful feminine figure who inspires decolonizing in contemporary Indigenous peoples’ lives Author Michelle M Jacob examines Saint Kateri’s influence on and relation to three important themes caring for the environment building community and reclaiming the Native feminine as sacred and brings a Native feminist perspective to the story of Saint Kateri The book demonstrates the power and potential of Indigenous decolonizing activism as Saint Kateri’s devotees claim the space of the Catholic Church to revitalize traditional cultural practices teach and learn Indigenous languages and address
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As Protecting Indigenous Homelands From Indigenous omelands from degradation The book is based on ethnographic research at multiple sitesincluding Saint Kateri’s 2012 canonization festivities in Vatican City and Italy the Akwesasne Mohawk ReservationSaint Kateri’s 2012 canonization festivities in Vatican City and Italy the Akwesasne Mohawk Reservation York and Canada the Yakama Reservation Washington and the National Tekakwitha Conferences in Texas North Dakota and Louisiana Through narratives from these events Jacob addresses issues of gender justice such as respecting the autonomy of women while encouraging collectivist thinking and strategizing and seeks collective remedies that challenge colonial and capitalist filters . 2997. In 2012 Kateri Tekakwitha became the first North American Indian to be canonized as a saint byTHE ROMAN CATHOLIC CHURCH AN EVENT THAT AMERICAN INDIANRoman Catholic Church an event that American Indian ave awaited for generations Saint Kateri known as the patroness of theenvironment was born in 1656 near present day Albany New York to an Algonuin mother and a Mohawkwas born in 1656 near present day Albany New York to an Algonuin mother and a Mohawk Tekakwitha converted to Christianity at age nineteen and took a vow of perpetual virginity Her devotees Mismatch have advocated forer sainthood since Going All the Way Planning for a Marriage That Goes the Distance her death in 1680 Withinistorical Catholic writings Tekakwitha is portrayed as a model of piousSubmissive Femininity Indian Pilgrims Movesfemininity Indian Pilgrims moves mainstream narrativ.
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