GUIDE TO CATHOLIC RECORDS ABOUT NATIVE AMERICANS IN THE UNITED STATES Volume 2: Midwest United States: ILLINOIS: IL-5
Archdiocese of Chicago
Dominicans. St. Albert the Great Province
1910 South Ashland Avenue
Chicago, IL 60608
History: St. Dominic founded the Order of Preachers, 12th century. They made their first U.S. foundation, ca. 1800, and subsequently created four provinces for administrative purposes with St. Albert the Great Province administering operations in the central states. Without committing his province to Native American ministry, Rev. Charles Leute, O.P. (Sac & Fox), has personally served the following parishes among Native Americans in South Dakota and North Dakota:
Our Lady of the Sioux Church (Oglala Lakota), Pine Ridge Reservation, Oglala, South Dakota
St. Michael Mission (Dakota), Spirit Lake Reservation, Fort Totten, North Dakota
Holdings of Catholic records about Native Americans:
Inclusive dates: 1980s-present
Volume: Few records
Description: Papers by and about Rev. Charles Leute, O.P. (Sac & Fox).
Unless noted otherwise, the repository named above holds (or held) the records described and not the Marquette University Archives. However, Marquette’s holdings, e.g. Bureau of Catholic Indian Missions Records, include related records about these Native and Catholic groups and places.