GUIDE TO CATHOLIC RECORDS ABOUT NATIVE AMERICANS IN THE U.S.
Volume 3: Western United States
St. John the Baptist Church
10955 Southeast Twenty-Fifth Avenue
Milwaukie, OR 97222
Hours: See website
History: St. John the Baptist Church has been a predominantly non-Native American parish administered by Portland archdiocesan priests who attended to Native American students at the Chemawa Government Indian School (e.g. Chinook, Klamath, Grand Ronde, Paiute), Salem, and St. Michael Archangel Chapel (e.g. Paiute, Walla Walla, Wasco, Siletz), Salem, 1935-1937 (transferred to St. Joseph’s, Salem).
Holdings of Catholic records about Native Americans:
Inclusive dates: 1935-1937
Volume: Few entries within 1 volume
Description: Sacramental records (e.g. baptisms, marriages, burials) for Native American students at the Chemawa Government Indian School and Native American parishioners of St. Michael Archangel Chapel.
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.