GUIDE TO CATHOLIC RECORDS ABOUT NATIVE AMERICANS IN THE U.S.
Volume 2: Midwest United States
South Dakota: SD-21
Ss. Peter and Paul Church
304 North Euclid Street
Pierre, SD 57501
Email: See website (Contact)
History: Ss. Peter and Paul Church has been a predominantly non-Native American parish administered by Sioux Falls diocesan priests who had attended the following stations among the Santee and Sisseton-Wahpeton Dakota Indians:
Crow Creek Reservation station
ca. 1891-1956 (transferred to Benedictines, Blue Cloud Abbey, Marvin, South Dakota)
Pierre Government Indian School, Pierre
Holdings of Catholic records about Native Americans:
Inclusive dates: 1884-1885, ca. 1891-1956
Volume: Several volumes
Description: Sacramental records (e.g. baptisms, marriages, burials) for Native American parishioners of the Crow Creek Reservation and students of the Pierre Government School.
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.