GUIDE TO CATHOLIC RECORDS ABOUT NATIVE AMERICANS IN THE U.S.
Volume 2: Midwest United States
North Dakota: ND-19
St. John the Evangelist Church
115 Second Street North
Wahpeton, ND 58075
Email: See Fargo Diocesan website (parish/clergy locator)
History: St. John Church, Wahpeton, Sisseton Reservation, North Dakota, has been a predominantly non-Native American parish in the Diocese of Fargo (Archives: Fargo, North Dakota). Fargo diocesan priests at St. John's attended to the following Native American (Sisseton-Wahpeton Dakota) mission and school on the Lake Traverse Reservation, North Dakota.
Lake Traverse/ Sisseton Reservation station (Sisseton-Wahpeton Dakota)
Circle of Nations School/ Wahpeton Tribal Indian School/ Wahpeton Government Indian School (Sisseton-Wahpeton Dakota); school transferred to tribal control, 1993
Holdings of Catholic records about Native Americans:
Inclusive dates: 1883-1886, 1908-ongoing
Volume: Several volumes
Description: Sacramental records (e.g. baptisms, marriages, burials) for Native American parishioners on the Lake Traverse/ Sisseton Reservation and students at the Wahpeton Tribal Indian School/ Wahpeton Government Indian 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.