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Reverend Francis M. Craft (Mohawk) and the American Sisters

Reverend Francis M. Craft (Mohawk) and the American Sisters: Mother Mary Anthony Cloud Robe (Susie Bordeaux)(Brulé), Sr. Mary Joseph (Josephine Two Bears) (Hunkpapa), Sr. Mary Gregory or Gertrude (Ellen Clark)(Hunkpapa), and Sr. Mary Bridget (Annie Pleets)(Hunkpapa), at U.S. Military Hospital, Havana, Cuba: Rev. Craft and the sisters were inspired by Sacred White Buffalo Woman of …

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Jack Hokeah (ca. 1900-1960)(Kiowa) and an unidentified friend visiting Sister Mary Olivia Taylor

Jack Hokeah (ca. 1900-1960)(Kiowa) and an unidentified friend visiting Sister Mary Olivia Taylor (Choctaw-Chickasaw) of the Third Order Regular of St. Francis (Loretto, Pennsylvania)(O.S.F.)* at St. Patrick’s School, Anadarko, Oklahoma: Hokeah, an internationally known painter in an artists’ group called the “Kiowa Five”, received his first art instruction from Sister Olivia, who was his grade school …

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