GUIDE TO CATHOLIC RECORDS ABOUT NATIVE AMERICANS IN THE U.S.
Volume 1: Eastern United States
Immaculate Conception Church
3041 Chitamacha Trail
Charenton, LA 70523
History: Immaculate Conception Church, Charenton, Chitamacha Reservation, Louisiana, has been a predominantly Native American (Chitamacha) parish in the Diocese of Lafayette (Archives: Lafayette, Louisiana).
New Orleans arch/diocesan priests established and administered Immaculate Conception/ St. Mary Church (Chitamacha), Charenton
Lafayette diocesan priests have administered Immaculate Conception
Holdings of Catholic records about Native Americans:
Inclusive dates: 1844-ongoing
Volume: Several volumes
Sacramental records (e.g. baptisms, marriages, burials) for Native American parishioners of Immaculate Conception Church.
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.