Saint Louis: The Story of Catholic Evangelization of America’s Heartland
Volume One: From Canoe to Cathedral
Episode 29: The Louisiana Purchase

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Father Jean Francis Rivet

Father Michael Levadoux

Father Gabriel Richard

Toussaint L’Ouverture

Maroons (Black Seminoles)

Pierre Clément Lausset

Captain Amos Stoddard

Territory of Orleans


Choctaw, Creek, Chickasaw, Seminole

William Foley, The Genesis of Missouri, 1989