GUIDE TO CATHOLIC RECORDS ABOUT NATIVE AMERICANS IN THE U.S.
Volume 2: Midwest United States
Oklahoma: OK-41

St. Brigid Church
807 Crafton Street
Tahlequah, OK 74464

Phone: 918-456-8388
Email: stbrigid2@yahoo.com

 

Hours: See website

Access: Some restrictions apply

Copying facilities: Yes

 

History: History: St. Brigid Church, Tahlequah, Cherokee County, Oklahoma, has been a predominantly non-Native American parish in the Diocese of Tulsa (Archives: Broken Arrow, Oklahoma). Tulsa diocesan priests and parishioners at St. Brigid’s served the following nearby Native Americans:

1967-1970s (Tulsa, 1973-present)

Cherokee Government Indian School (e.g. Cherokee)

1990s-present

Catholic Center for Northeast State University students (e.g. Cherokee), Tahlequah

2013-present

St. Brigid’s Kateri Circle at St. Brigid Church, Tahlequah

 

Holdings of Catholic records about Native Americans:

Inclusive dates: 1960s-ongoing

Volume: Several records

Description: Sacramental records (e.g. baptisms, marriages, burials) for Native Americans parishioners of St. Brigid Church and other Native American Catholics served by St. Brigid Church.

 

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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