Stephanie Woodard
2/20/14
For now, the Catholic Church in South Dakota—along with schools, religious orders and other churches and institutions—appears to be off the hook for sexual abuse that Native Americ...
Stephanie Woodard
2/17/14
A bill in the South Dakota legislature that appears intended to give several dozen Native American childhood-sexual-abuse plaintiffs their day in court may do just the opposite...
ICTMN Staff
10/30/13
Archbishop James Weisgerber of Manitoba, long a friend of Indigenous Peoples in Canada, has announced his retirement...
ICTMN Staff
4/14/13
Native American Catholics have their own national organization, the Tekakwitha Conference ...
ICTMN Staff
4/14/13
The Most Reverend Charles Chaput, Prairie Band Potawatomi Tribe, the Archbishiop of Philadelphia, is the first Native American Archbishiop; he was only the second Native American b...
ICTMN Staff
3/31/13
On March 25, the Most Reverend Charles Chaput, the Archbishiop of Philadelphia, testified before the U.S. Civil Rights Commission on religious freedom...
ICTMN Staff
10/21/12
A Mohawk nun is part of a Presidential delegation attending the canonization mass of Blessed Kateri Tekakwitha and Blessed Marianne Cope at the Vatican in Rome...
Gale Courey Toensing
10/18/12
What is likely to be the largest delegation of Mohawk Indians ever to assemble in Rome will take place this weekend, October 20–21, for the canonization of Kateri Tekakwitha, a 17t...
Wawmeesh Hamilton
9/30/12
The CEO of the 2010 Olympic Games in Vancouver, British Columbia, denied allegations that he abused aboriginal children in Burns Lake more than 40 years ago, as the chief of the Fi...
Alma Ransom

It seems like no one realizes that Tekakwitha lived a full life of learning and practicing our traditional culture and knew how to survive before she became a Catholic. There were missionaries who had learned our language and dialects among the Iroquois and she learned their prayers....

3/18/12

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