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TEKAKWITHA CONFERENCE RECORDS

CONFERENCE MEETINGS -- ANNUAL, 1939-1952, 1955-1958, 1962-1971, 1973, 1975, 1977-[ongoing]


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1939: 1st Annual Meeting, Fargo, North Dakota, October 4, minutes and transcripts: Management of Boarding Schools, Rev. Joseph Speyer, S.C.J., with comments [copied from originals held by Rev. Stanislaus Maudlin, O.S.B.]
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1940: 2nd Annual Meeting, Jamestown, North Dakota, Knights of Columbus Hall, October 15-16, minutes [copied from originals held by Rev. Stanislaus Maudlin, O.S.B.]
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1941: 3rd Annual Meeting, Chamberlain, South Dakota, St. Joseph's School, October 6-8, minutes [copied from originals held by Rev. Stanislaus Maudlin, O.S.B.]
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1942: 4th Annual Meeting, correspondence; 1946: 7th Annual Meeting, Stephan, South Dakota, Immaculate Conception Mission, October 7-9, minutes [copied from originals held by Rev. Stanislaus Maudlin, O.S.B.]
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1947: 8th Annual Meeting, St. Michael, North Dakota, St. Michael's Mission, October 6-7, minutes [copied from originals held by Rev. Stanislaus Maudlin, O.S.B.]
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1948: 9th Annual Meeting, Marty, South Dakota, St. Paul's Mission, October 4-6, minutes [copied from originals held by Rev. Stanislaus Maudlin, O.S.B.]
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1949: 10th Annual Meeting, Belcourt, North Dakota, St. Anne's Mission, October 10-12, minutes [copied from originals held by Rev. Stanislaus Maudlin, O.S.B.]
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1950: 11th Annual Meeting, Stephan, South Dakota, October 10-11, minutes [copied from originals held by Rev. Stanislaus Maudlin, O.S.B.]
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1939-1952: 1st to 13th Annual Meetings, abstracts edited/ arranged topically by Rev. Daniel Madlon, O.S.B. [copied from originals held by Rev. Stanislaus Maudlin, O.S.B.]
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1955: 16th Annual Meeting, Marvin, South Dakota, Blue Cloud Abbey, October 10-12, minutes [copied from originals held by Center for Western Studies, Augustana College, Sioux Falls, South Dakota]
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1956: 17th Annual Meeting, Chamberlain, South Dakota, St. Joseph's School, October 8-10, minutes
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1957: 18th Annual Meeting, Rapid City, South Dakota, Mother Butler Center, September 23-25, minutes
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1958: 19th Annual Meeting, Stephan, South Dakota, Immaculate Conception School, September 22-24, minutes
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1962: 23rd Annual Meeting, St. Michael, North Dakota, St. Michael's Mission, August 7-9, minutes [copied from originals held by Rev. Stanislaus Maudlin, O.S.B.]
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1963: 24th Annual Meeting, Richardson, North Dakota, Assumption Abbey, August 6-8, minutes [transcripts of illegible copies made from originals held by Rev. Stanislaus Maudlin, O.S.B.]
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1964: 25th Annual Meeting, Chamberlain, South Dakota, St. Joseph's School, August 10-13, correspondence
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1965: 26th Annual Meeting, Marvin, South Dakota, Blue Cloud Abbey, August 9-11, booklet: Rev. Thomas E. Connolly, S.J., "The Indian and the Poverty War," America, September 12, 1964, Rev. Lawrence E. Barry, S.J., "The Indian in a Cultural Trap," America, April 10, 1965, "The Trapping Season," undated, Vine Deloria, Jr., "Christ and Crazy Horse: The Clash of Cultures" and "The Missionary in a Cultural Trap," n.d.
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1966: 27th Annual Meeting, Ashland, Montana, St. Labre Mission, August 8-10, correspondence and booklet: Rev. Leo Hettich, O.S.B., The Problem of Indian Vocations
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1967: 28th Annual Meeting, St. Norbert, Manitoba, Canada, Villa Marie Retreat House, August 7-9, correspondence and booklet: Rev. Paul B. Steinmetz, S.J., Explanation of the Sacred Pipe as a Prayer Instrument
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1968: 29th Annual Meeting, Marvin, South Dakota, Blue Cloud Abbey, August 12-14, program; 1968: Junior Tekakwitha Conference, Pine Ridge, South Dakota, Holy Rosary Mission, October 7, program
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1969: 30th Annual Meeting, Marvin, South Dakota, Blue Cloud Abbey, August 4-6, outlines, transcripts, and newsletter #1, August 15, 1969
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1970: 31st Annual Meeting, Marvin, South Dakota, Blue Cloud Abbey, August 10-12, notes and correspondence + letter September 24, 1970 on native diaconate from Rev. Peter J. Powell (Episcopal), St. Augustine's Center, Chicago
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1971: 32nd Annual Meeting, Pine Ridge, South Dakota, Holy Rosary Mission, August 9-11, minutes and correspondence
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1973: 34th Annual Meeting, Chamberlain, South Dakota, St. Joseph's School, August 6-8 minutes and correspondence + letter October 30, 1973 on native diaconate from Bishop Robert L. Whelan, S.J., Diocese of Fairbanks, Alaska
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1975: 36th Annual Meeting, St. Martin's Academy, Rapid City, South Dakota, August 4-6, correspondence
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1977: 38th Annual Meeting, Rapid City, South Dakota, August [8-11?], correspondence
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1978: 39th Annual Meeting, St. Martin's Academy, Rapid City, South Dakota, August 7-10, minutes and transcripts (welcome; address, Sr. M. Jose Hobday, O.S.F.; general assembly and discussions; prayer, Ernest Sun Rhodes; address: The Catholic and the American Indian: Yesterday and Today, Rupert Costo; discussions; address, Rev. Pierce Beaver; general assembly; presentation: The Native Christian Community in the 1970s, Rev. Pierce Beaver; prayer, Francis Hairy Chin; Family seminar, Dallas Chief Eagle; Evangelical Liberation seminar, Fr. Stanislaus Maudlin, O.S.B.; education meeting, Sr. Christine Hudson, O.S.B.S.; Ministry seminar, Morris Eagle Elk; Liturgy workshop, Fr. Carl F. Starkloff, S.J.; Legislative Advocacy for Native Americans session, Fr. James Stormes, S.J.; Special All-Indian session, Dallas Chief Eagle; Indian and Christian Spirituality session, Rev. William Stolzman, S.J.; address, Bishop William G. Connare; address, Monsignor Paul A. Lenz; homily, John Cardinal Krol; business meeting) and worship booklet
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1979: 40th Annual Meeting, Mount Marty College, Yankton, South Dakota, August 6-9, minutes, transcripts (welcomes; keynote address, Bishop William G. Connare; address, Monsignor Paul A. Lenz; prayer, Deacon John Spears; address: Reflections on Ministry and Native Americans, Bishop Thomas J. Murphy; address, Bishop Harold Dimmerling; address, Bishop Paul V. Dudley; workshops: Ministry, Fr. John E. Hatcher, S.J., Catechesis, Sr. M. Jose Hobday, S.S.S.F., working paper: Adapting the Liturgy to Native American Culture, Fr. Carl F. Starkloff, S.J., Liturgy, Family Life, Evangelical Liberation, Education in the Indian Ministry, Sr. Christine Hudson, O.S.B.S., Urban Ministry, The Uprooted: The Reason for Urban Indian Ministry, Fr. Ted Zuern, S.J.; prayer, Ernest Sun Rhodes, Sr.; homily, Fr. Edmund Savilla; workshop reports, Rev. Gilbert F. Hemauer, O.F.M. Cap., Ben Black Bear Jr., Sr. M. Jose Hobday, S.S.S.F., Sr. Adrienne Kaufmann, Rev. Stanislaus Maudlin. O.S.B., Sr. Genevieve Cuny, O.S.F., Rev. Ted Zeurn, S.J., Fr. Carl F. Starkloff, S.J., and business meeting), and worship booklet
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1980: 41st Annual Meeting, Loretto Heights College, Denver, Colorado, August 4-7; registration form, program handout, mass homily (Bishop Thomas J. Murphy), and session presentations (Congressional Overview report, Rev. Ted Zeurn, S.J., and Catholic Update, March, 1980)
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1981: 42nd Annual Meeting, University of New Mexico, Albuquerque, New Mexico, August 3-7; registration form, president's address (Rev. Gilbert F. Hemauer, O.F.M. Cap.), worship handouts, and session presentations (position papers: Rev. Richard Case, S.J., Sr. Gloria Davis, S.B.S., Rev. John Hascall, O.F.M. Cap., Rev. John E. Hatcher, S.J., Wilma Lawrence, Rev. Paul Manhart, S.J., Bishop Thomas J. Murphy, Rev. Charles Peterson, S.J., and Rev. Thomas Gallagher, S.J., Rev. Edmund Savilla, Rev. Carl F. Starkloff, S.J., and Ernest Sun Rhodes, Sr.), and feedback summaries
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1982: 43rd Annual Meeting, Spokane, Washington, Gonzaga University, August 9-13; program booklet, president's report, session presentations (brochure, A Theological Reflection: The Recent Revitalization of the Tekakwitha Conference, Rev. Carl F. Starkloff, S.J., and Missionary Consultation, Rev. Gilbert F. Hemauer, O.F.M. Cap.)
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1983: 44th Annual Meeting, Collegeville, Minnesota, St. John's University and College of St. Benedict, August 10-14; brochure (with program outline), program booklet, worship booklet (with Ojibwa hymn), president's report, session presentations (Brief Biographical Sketch of Kateri Tekakwitha, Sr. Kateri Mitchell, S.S.A., Justice that Heals, and lists of attendees), and Rev. Edmund Savilla interview and National Catholic Register article "Conference reaches out to U.S. Indians", Donna Steichen
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1984: 45th Annual Meeting, Phoenix, Arizona, Phoenix Plaza Civic Center, August 1-5; preliminary program, program booklet, prayer card (Prayer to Kateri, Sr. M. Yvonne Kelchlin, O.S.F., 1984), and youth activities report
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1985: 46th Annual Meeting, Syracuse, New York, LeMoyne College, August 7-11; preliminary program (photocopy), program booklet (photocopy), and worship booklet
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1986: 47th Annual Meeting, Bozeman, Montana, Montana State University, August 6-10; preliminary program (photocopy), youth workshop booklet, and session presentations (Native Pastoral Workshop: Two Paths for the Journey - Discerning Native Spirituality in the Church)
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1987: 48th Annual Meeting, Phoenix, Arizona, Heard Museum and Veterans Memorial Coliseum, September 12-14; program booklet (includes "Native Dialogue" , Alfretta Antone) and session presentations (General Principles recommended in developing Native Catechesis, Rev. Gilbert F. Hemauer, O.F.M. Cap.)
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1988: 49th Annual Meeting, Bozeman, Montana, Montana State University, August 10-14; program booklet
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1989: 50th Annual Meeting, Fargo, North Dakota, North Dakota State University, August 2-6; program booklet (includes conference leadership history and Prayer for Native People, Sr. Eva Solomon, C.S.J.), worship booklet, keynote address (Francis Cardinal Arinze), and session presentation (Native American Urban Catholics)
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1990: 51st Annual Meeting, Tucson, Arizona, Tucson Convention Center, August 1-5; program booklet and resource list
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1991: 52nd Annual Meeting, Norman, Oklahoma, University of Oklahoma, August 7-11; preliminary program, program booklet (includes song "In her Footsteps", Sr. Kateri Mitchell, S.S.A., and Oldest Portrait of Kateri Tekakwitha, 1682-83, by Rev. Claude Chauchetiere, S.J., Sara Hassenplug) and worship booklet (Congregation of the Great Spirit, Milwaukee, Wisconsin)
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1992: 53rd Annual Meeting, Orono, Maine, University of Maine, August 5-9; preliminary program, program booklet, worship booklet (includes Maliseet songs and prayers), and calendar
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1993: 54th Annual Meeting, Seattle, Washington, University of Washington, August 4-8; preliminary program, program booklet, session presentations, and calendar
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1994: 55th Annual Meeting, Bemidgi, Minnesota, Bemidgi State University, August 3-7; preliminary program, program booklet, and worship booklet (includes songs in Cherokee, Choctaw, Creek, Dakota-Lakota, Kiowa, and Navajo)
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1995: 56th Annual Meeting, Potsdam, New York, Clarkson University, August 2-6; preliminary program, program booklet, worship booklet (includes song "In her Footsteps", Sr. Kateri Mitchell, S.S.A.) and statistics
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1996: 57th Annual Meeting, Albuquerque, New Mexico, University of New Mexico, August 7-11; preliminary program, program booklet, and 3 worship booklets
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1997: 58th Annual Meeting, Milwaukee, Wisconsin, Marquette University, August 6-10; worship booklet
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1998: 59th Annual Meeting, Memphis, Tennessee, University of Memphis, August 5-9; preliminary program
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1999: 60th Annual Meeting, Spokane, Washington, Gonzaga University, August 4-8; program booklet, and 5 worship booklets (includes songs and prayers in Coeur d'Alene, Siksika [Blackfoot], and Spokane)
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2000: 61st Annual Meeting, Lincoln, Nebraska, University of Nebraska-Lincoln, August 2-6; program booklet, worship booklet, and comment form
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2001: 62nd Annual Meeting, San Diego, California, Point Loma Nazarene University, July 18-22; program booklet, worship booklet, feedback comments, and statistics
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2002: 63rd Annual Meeting, Lansing, Michigan, Michigan State University, July 31-August 4; program booklet, worship booklet, keynote address (Bishop Charles J. Chaput, O.F.M. Cap.), session presentation (ministry report, Rev. John E. Hatcher, S.J.), feedback comments, and statistics
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2003: 64th Annual Meeting, Sioux Falls, South Dakota, Augustana College, July 30-August 3; program booklet and statistics
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2004: 65th Annual Meeting, El Paso, Texas, El Paso Convention Center, July 28-August 1; program booklet, worship booklet, keynote address (Bishop Donald E. Pelotte, S.S.S.), feedback summaries, and statistics
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2005: 66th Annual Meeting, Tucson, Arizona, Tucson Convention Center, July 20-July 24; program booklet, feedback summaries, and statistics
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2006: 67th Annual Meeting, Burien (Seattle), Washington; program booklet
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2007: 68th Annual Meeting, Baltimore, Maryland, and Washington, D.C.; program booklet, feedback summaries, and statistics
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2008: 69th Annual Meeting, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada, Mayfield Inn and Suites and Lac Sainte Anne, July 2-6: Program booklet, 2 worship booklets, session presentations (The Lives and Messages of Blessed Kateri Tekakwitha and Saint Bernadette, Bernadette Rigal-Cellard, and Catholic Beginnings, Pat McDonald), feedback summaries, and statistics
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2009: 70th Annual Meeting, Raleigh, North Carolina, Raleigh Convention Center, July 1-5; program booklet, feedback summaries, and statistics
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2010: 71st Annual Meeting, Albuquerque, New Mexico, Albuquerque Convention Center, July 28-August 1; program booklet
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2011: 72nd Annual Meeting, Tucson, Arizona, Tucson Convention Center, July 20-July 24; program booklet, 3 worship booklets (includes songs and prayers in Navajo, Pima, Tohono O'odham, and Yaqui)
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2012: 73rd Annual Meeting, Albany, New York, and Auriesville and Fonda
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2013: 74th Annual Meeting, El Paso, Texas; program booklet
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2014: 75th Annual Meeting, Fargo, North Dakota; program booklet, worship booklet plus 3 worship handouts (includes songs and prayers in Dakota and Ojibwa), and 3 session handouts (Catholic Native music)
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