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Dress gifted for Mother Katharine Drexel, 1924

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Beaded buckskin dress presented at Sioux Indian Congress to Sisters of the Blessed Sacrament as gift for Mother Katharine DrexelVerso caption: Indian Dress presented by Sioux to Mother Katharine Drexel at St. Francis Catholic Congress 1924 S. DakNote by Archivist: Mrs. Bull Walks Behind made the dress, which Mrs. Mary Runs Reckless presented as “a gift from the entire Sioux tribe to [representatives of] Reverend Mother Katharine as a token of appreciation on behalf of the Sioux tribe”. See The Indian Sentinel, 4(1924):4:189-190, “Sister Reports Sioux Congress,” by Sister Mary Damien, S.B.S. 1924Size: 6.6cm x 9.2cmNegative no.: Same as IdentifierNote by Archivist: Image in photo exhibits at Vatican Museums and John Cabot University, Rome, honoring Saint Kateri Tekakwitha, 2012-2013.
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