GUIDE TO CATHOLIC RECORDS ABOUT NATIVE AMERICANS IN THE U.S.
Volume 2: Midwest United States
Tri-Parish Catholic Community of Jasper, Pipestone, and Woodstock
415 South Hiawatha Avenue
Pipestone, MN 56164
Email: See website (Contacts)
History: St. Leo Church, Pipestone, now a member-parish of the Tri-Parish Catholic Community, has been a predominantly non-Native American in the Diocese of Winona-Rochester (Archives: Rochester, Minnesota). Rochester diocesan priests at St. Leo’s had attended to Native American students (e.g. Dakota-Lakota, Ojibwa) at the Pipestone Government Indian School, 1890s-1953.
Holdings of Catholic records about Native Americans:
Inclusive dates: 1927-1953
Volume: 1 volume
Description: Sacramental records for Native American students at the Pipestone Government Indian School; includes baptisms, confirmations, marriages, and when they left the school.
Unless otherwise noted, the repository on this page holds (or held) the records described here and they are not held at the Marquette University Archives.