GUIDE TO CATHOLIC RECORDS ABOUT NATIVE AMERICANS IN THE U.S.
Volume 3: Western United States
Arizona: AZ-20

St. Anne Mission
50 HC 58
Klagetoh, AZ 86505
P.O. Box 366
Chambers, AZ 86502

Phone: 928-652-3264

 

History: St. Anne Mission, Klagetoh, Arizona, has been a predominantly Native American (Navajo) parish in the Navajo Nation and in the Diocese of Gallup (Archives: Gallup, New Mexico).

1924-1927

Franciscans (St. John the Baptist Province) (Archives: Cincinnati, Ohio; archives bulk: St. Michaels, Arizona, and Tucson, Arizona) visited Klagetoh station

1927-1985

Franciscans established and administered St. Anne Mission

1960s

Medical Missionary Sisters (Archives: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania) staffed a parish health clinic

1974-present

Dominican Sisters of the Roman Congregation (Archives: Lewiston, Maine) have served the parish with religious education

1985-1990

Franciscans (Our Lady of Guadalupe Province) (Archives: St. Michaels, Arizona) administered St. Anne’s

1990-1994

Franciscans at All Saints, Ganado, attended to St. Anne’s

1994-present

Brothers of the Sacred Heart (Archives: Baton Rouge, Louisiana) have administered St. Anne’s

Franciscans at St. Ann’s attended to All Saints and these Navajo Indian stations in Arizona:

1968-1990 (became a parish)

All Saints Church, Ganado

1968-1990 (transferred to All Saints, Ganado)

Wide Ruins station

1968-1990 (transferred to All Saints, Ganado)

Cornfields station

1968-1990 (closed)

El Paso station

1968-1990 (closed)

Snake Flats station

 

Holdings of Catholic records about Native Americans: 

Inclusive dates: 1920s-ongoing

Volume: Several volumes

Description: Sacramental records (e.g. baptisms, marriages, burials) for Native American parishioners of St. Ann Church, Klagetoh, All Saints Church, Ganado, and their attended Native American missions and stations.

 

/1 Sacramental records  

Inclusive dates: 1920s-ongoing

Volume: Several volumes

Description: Sacramental records (e.g. baptisms, marriages, burials) for Native American parishioners of St. Ann Church, Klagetoh, All Saints Church, Ganado, and their attended Native American missions and stations. 

 

/2 Publications

Inclusive dates: 2016-ongoing

Volume: Several volumes

Description: Illustrated monthly newsletter regarding the activities of St. Anne’s parish, Klagetoh, which are archived on the parish website. 

 

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.

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