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Collection Details


Collection Name: Kateri Tekakwitha Project Oral History Collection
Repository Name: Marquette University. Raynor Memorial Libraries, Special Collections and University Archives [Repository Details]
Repository Location: Milwaukee, Wisconsin, United States
URL: http://libus.csd.mu.edu/record=b1912925
Description: Records of a Marquette University oral history project focusing on American Indian prayer and religious devotions relating to Kateri Tekakwitha, a 17th century Mohawk convert to Catholicism and a candidate for sainthood. The collection is comprised of interview recordings and transcripts, photographs, and field notes documenting American Indians and significant others who have been involved with Catholic Indian missions, parishes, and schools in Arizona, New Mexico, and South Dakota. The interviews include personal histories and descriptions of the respondents' religious beliefs and practices from both the Catholic and their respective tribal traditions(.)
Broad Subjects: Religion; Intellectual life; American Indians
ASP Subjects: Arizona; Catholic Church; Indians of North America; Missionaries; New Mexico; Oral history; Religion; South Dakota; Traditions
Other Subjects: Kateri Tekakwitha
Collection Code: OHC0001728