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Gender: F Meaning of Kateri: "pure" Origin of Kateri: Mohawk variation of Katherine

St. Kateri Teckakwitha is the first Native American saint, canonized in 2012. St. Kateri was the daughter of a Mohawk warrior, born in 1656 in upstate New York. She converted to Christianity at age 20 and died at 24, and was known as "Lily of the Mohawk." Kateri was the name the saint took on, a native variation of Katherine, upon her baptism.

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Pronounced GAH duh lee in Mohawk
In English, kuh TAIR ee

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