GUIDE TO CATHOLIC RECORDS ABOUT NATIVE AMERICANS IN THE UNITED STATES Volume 1: Eastern United States: LOUISIANA: LA-11

Diocese of Houma-Thibodaux

St. Charles Borromeo Church
1237 Highway 665
P.O. Box 54
Montegut, LA 70377

Phone: 985-594-6801

History: Houma Indians settled some Terrebonne Parish communities, 18-19th centuries. Some local Houma Indians formed a break-away Pointe-aux-Chênes Tribe, 1993.

1924-1960

Diocesan priests from Sacred Heart of Jesus Church, Montegut, served Pointe-aux-Chênes/ Oak Point station, Terrebonne Parish

1960-1971

Diocesan priests from Sacred Heart, Montegut, served St. Charles Borromeo Mission, Pointe-aux-Chênes

1971-present

Became a parish; diocesan priests founded and administered St. Charles Borromeo Church (Pointe-aux-Chênes/ Houma), Montegut/ Pointe-aux-Chênes

2015-present

Diocesan priests have administered St. Charles

 

Holdings of Catholic records about Native Americans:

Inclusive dates: 1970s-present

Volume: Several volumes

Description: Sacramental records (e.g. baptisms, marriages, burials) for the Pointe-aux Chênes/ Houma Indian parishioners of St. Charles Borromeo Church, Montegut.

 

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.

New2017

Archival materials from the Raynor Memorial Libraries


Marquette Archives