GUIDE TO CATHOLIC RECORDS ABOUT NATIVE AMERICANS IN THE U.S.
Volume 1: Eastern United States
Louisiana: LA-11

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

Phone: 985-594-6801

 

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

1924-1960

New Orleans archdiocesan 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 (Houma-Thibodaux, 1977-present)

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

 

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