or Tegakwitha or Tegakouita biographical name Kateri 1656-1680 Lily of the Mohawks American Indian religious

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  • Tekakwitha — or Tegakouita [teg΄əkwēt′ətek΄ə kwith′ə] Catherine (also called Kateri Tekakwitha) 1656 80; North American Indian ascetic; beatified: called Lily of the Mohawks …   English World dictionary

  • Tekakwitha — Kateri Tekakwitha Kateri Tekakwitha (auch Katharina oder Katerina Tebakwitha (* 1656; † 17. April 1680) war eine Indianerin, die in Kanada lebte und nach ihrem Übertritt zum Christentum durch Selbstgeißelungen in jungem Alter starb.… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Tekakwitha — /tek euh kwith euh/, n. Kateri /kah teuh ree/ or Catherine, 1656 80, North American Indian ascetic; convert to Roman Catholicism. * * * …   Universalium

  • Tekakwitha — Tek•a•kwith•a [[t]ˌtɛk əˈkwɪθ ə[/t]] n. big Kateri or Catherine, 1656–80, Mohawk Indian convert to Roman Catholicism …   From formal English to slang

  • Tekakwitha — /tek euh kwith euh/, n. Kateri /kah teuh ree/ or Catherine, 1656 80, North American Indian ascetic; convert to Roman Catholicism …   Useful english dictionary

  • Tekakwitha, Blessed Kateri — • Biographical article on the Lily of the Mohawks, who died in 1680. Also known as Catherine Tegakwitha or Takwita Catholic Encyclopedia. Kevin Knight. 2006 …   Catholic encyclopedia

  • Tekakwitha, Kateri — born 1656, probably Ossernenon, New Netherland died April 17, 1680, Caughnawaga, Que. First North American Indian considered for canonization. The daughter of an Algonquin Christian mother and a non Christian Mohawk father, she was born in what… …   Universalium

  • Tekakwitha, Kateri — (1656, probablemente en Ossernenon, Nueva Holanda 17 abr. 1680, Caughnawaga, Quebec). Primera indígena norteamericana que se encuentra en proceso de canonización. Hija de madre algonquina cristiana y padre mohawk pagano, nació en la zona que hoy… …   Enciclopedia Universal

  • Kateri Tekakwitha — Infobox Saint name=Blessed Kateri Tekakwitha birth date=1656 baptized date=April 18, 1676 death date=April 17, 1680 feast day=July 14 (United States) venerated in=Roman Catholic Church (United States and Canada) imagesize=250px caption= The… …   Wikipedia

  • Kateri Tekakwitha — Portait par le Père Chauchetière Naissance 1656 Ossernenon (proche de Auriesville) Décès 17 avril 1680  (23 24 ans) …   Wikipédia en Français

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