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Questia honors National Native American Heritage Month with free books on Kateri Tekakwitha

Kateri Tekakwitha

Kateri Tekakwitha, 1690

November is National Native American Heritage Month, and throughout the country individuals and organizations celebrate the culture, character and history of Native Americans. To honor the historical month, we’ve gathered five informational books and articles on Kateri Tekakwitha, the newly sainted Native American and opened up these five reference works on Tekakwitha free for a month. Enjoy!

Mohawk Saint: Catherine Tekakwitha and the Jesuits

This book delves into the relationship between the Americanization at an individual level. While historians are familiar with the epidemics, conquests and introduction of a strange religion to the Native Americans as a whole, the effects on an individual level are not as clear. Read more