biographical name see Tekakwitha

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  • Tekakwitha — or Tegakwitha or Tegakouita biographical name Kateri 1656 1680 Lily of the Mohawks American Indian religious …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • Tegakwitha — [teg΄ə kwith′ə] var. of TEKAKWITHA Catherine: also Tegakouita [teg΄əkwēt′ə] * * * …   Universalium

  • 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

  • Caughnawaga — • Also known as Sault St. Louis. An Iroquois reservation, situated on the south bank of the St. Lawrence, about ten miles above Montreal Catholic Encyclopedia. Kevin Knight. 2006. Caughnawaga     Caughnawaga …   Catholic encyclopedia

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  • Tegakwitha — [teg΄ə kwith′ə] var. of TEKAKWITHA Catherine: also Tegakouita [teg΄əkwēt′ə] …   English World dictionary

  • 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

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