GUIDE TO CATHOLIC RECORDS ABOUT NATIVE AMERICANS IN THE U.S.
Volume 3: Western United States
St. Bernard Church
584 West Sexton Street
Blackfoot, ID 83221
History: St. Bernard Church, Blackfoot, Bingham County, Idaho, has been a predominantly non-Native American parish in the Diocese of Boise (Archives: Boise, Idaho). Benedictines (Mount Angel Abbey) (Archives: St. Benedict, Oregon) at St. Bernard’s have attended St. Kateri Tekakwitha/ Blessed Kateri Tekakwitha Chapel (Bannock, Shoshoni), Fort Hall, Fort Hall Reservation, 2000-present.
Holdings of Catholic records about Native Americans:
Inclusive dates: 2000-ongoing
Volume: Several entries among several volumes
Description: Sacramental records (e.g. baptisms, marriages, burials) for Native American parishioners of St. Kateri Tekakwitha/ Blessed Kateri Tekakwitha Chapel. For sacramental records, 1893-2000, see the guide entry for Diocese of Boise Archives, Boise, Idaho.
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.