Lady Blackrobes
Lady Blackrobes

Lady Blackrobes

Missionaries in the Heart of Indian Country


344 Pages, 6 x 9

Formats: Paperback

Paperback, $16.95 (US $16.95) (CA $19.95)

Publication Date: October 2006

ISBN 9781555916176

Price: $16.95
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A unique account of the Order of Ursuline nuns and their attempt to convert Native Americans in Montana to Christianity in the face of adversity. Delves into the mission's negative impact on Native culture.

Author Biography

Irene Mahoney, a member of the Ursuline Order of nuns, is a retired professor and writer in residence at the college of New Rochelle. She has taught English in Taiwan, and has researched Ursuline missions in China, Thailand, and most recently, Montana where she lived for five years to research Lady Blackrobes.