GUIDE TO CATHOLIC RECORDS ABOUT NATIVE AMERICANS IN THE U.S.
Volume 2: Midwest United States
Catholic Church. Diocese of Grand Island. Chancery
2708 Old Fair Road
P.O. Box 1531
Grand Island, NE 68802
Email: See website (About: Offices: Chancery)
History: The Diocese of Grand Island, in western Nebraska, was erected as the Diocese of Kearney from territory in the Diocese of Omaha, 1912. Its name was changed to Grand Island, 1917. Mayan Indians have become parishioners of unidentified parishes in the City of Grand Island, 1980s-present.
Holdings of Catholic records about Native Americans:
Inclusive dates: 1980s-ongoing
Volume: Several records possible
Description: Sacramental records (e.g. baptisms, marriages, funerals) for Mayan Indian parishioners of Grand Island parishes and occasional related articles in the West Nebraska Register, the diocesan newspaper.
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.