Sister Ione Hilger
Did you know:
That Sister Ione Hilger, O.S.B. was adopted into the Rosebud Sioux Tribe on September 14, 1963. Sister Ione wrote "The First Sioux Nun," the life story of Sister Marie-Josephine Nebraska, S.G.M. 1859-1894, the first full blood Sioux to become a Catholic Sister. Sister Ione was given the Sioux name Ampa-Wicohpi which translates Morning Star. The late Sister Michael Kaliher, O.S.B., of Annunciation Monastery, did the illustrations for the book.