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Native Footsteps: Along the Path of Saint Kateri Tekakwitha, edited by Mark G. Thiel & Christopher Vecsey. ISBN-13: 978-0-87462-089-4. ISBN-10: 0-87462-089-9. Paper. 276 pp. $20. Illustrated. Index.

This book gathers together thirteen documents, twenty­five interviews, and twenty-six illustrations, most of them color photographs, to celebrate the canonization of Kateri
Tekakwitha (1656-1680), the “Lily of the Mohawks,” first Native American Catholic saint.

Mark G. Thiel is archivist of Native Catholic collections at Marquette University. He is author of Indian Way and co-author of the online Guides to Catholic-Related Records about Native Americans in the United States.

Christopher Vecsey is Harry Emerson Fosdick Professor of the Humanities, Native American Studies, and Religion at Colgate University. He is author of the three-volume series, American Indian Catholics.

Thiel and Vecsey (together with the late Marie Therese Archambault, OSF) are co-editors of The Crossing of Two Roads: Being Catholic and Native in the United States.

Published in collaboration with the Bureau of Catholic Indian Missions.




Marquette University Press

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