2016. Ritical issues such as protecting Indigenous homelands from environmental degradation The book is based on ethnographic research at multiple sites including Saint Kateri’s 2012 canonization festivities in Vatican City and Italy the Akwesasne Mohawk Reservation New York and Canada the Yakama Reservation Washington and the National Tekakwitha Conferences Texas North Dakota and Louisiana Through narratives from these addresses issues of gender justice such as respecting Texas North and Louisiana Through narratives from these events Jacob addresses issues of gender justice such as respecting autonomy of women while encouraging collectivist thinking and strategizing and seeks collective remedies that challenge colonial and capitalist filters . ,
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2997. In 2012 Kateri Tekakwitha became the first North American Indian to be canonized as a saint by the Roman Catholic Church an event that American Indian Catholics have awaited for generations Saint Kateri nown as the Patroness Of The Environment Was of the environment was in 1656 near present day Albany New York to an Algonuin mother and a Mohawk father Tekakwitha converted to Christianity at age nineteen and took a vow of perpetual virginity Her devotees have advocated for her sainthood since her death in 1680
WITHIN HISTORICAL CATHOLIC WRITINGS TEKAKWITHA IShistorical Catholic writings Tekakwitha is as a model of
*Pious Submissive Femininity Indian *submissive femininity Indian moves beyond mainstream narrativ. J156. Es and shows that Saint Kateri is a powerful feminine figure who inspires decolonizing activism in contemporary Indigenous peoples’ lives Author Michelle M Jacob examines Saint
Kateri’s influence on and relation to three important themes caring for the environment building community and reclaiming theinfluence on and relation to three important themes caring for the environment building community and reclaiming the feminine as sacred and brings a Native feminist perspective to the story of Saint Kateri The book demonstrates the power and potential of Indigenous decolonizing activism as Saint Kateri’s devotees claim the Kateri The book demonstrates the power and potential of Indigenous decolonizing activism as Saint Kateri’s devotees claim the of the Catholic Church to revitalize traditional cultural practices teach and learn Indigenous languages and address .