The tapestry of Kateri Tekakwitha, the first American Indian to achieve sainthood, hangs from the St. Peter's Basilica, at the Vatican, Friday, Oct. 19, 2012. Tekakwitha, a 17th-century Mohawk Indian who spent most of her life in what is now upstate New York, will be declared a saint along with six others in a ceremony presided over by Pope Benedict XVI at the Vatican on Sunday. (AP Photo/Alessandra Tarantino)

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The tapestry of Kateri Tekakwitha, the first American Indian to achieve sainthood, hangs from the St. Peter's Basilica, at the Vatican, Friday, Oct. 19, 2012.  Tekakwitha, a 17th-century Mohawk Indian who spent most of her life in what is now upstate New York, will be declared a saint along with six others in a ceremony presided over by Pope Benedict XVI at the Vatican on Sunday. (AP Photo/Alessandra Tarantino)
The tapestry of Kateri Tekakwitha, the first American Indian to achieve sainthood, hangs from the St. Peter's Basilica, at the Vatican, Friday, Oct. 19, 2012. Tekakwitha, a 17th-century Mohawk Indian who spent most of her life in what is now upstate New York, will be declared a saint along with six others in a ceremony presided over by Pope Benedict XVI at the Vatican on Sunday. (AP Photo/Alessandra Tarantino)
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