GUIDE TO CATHOLIC RECORDS ABOUT NATIVE AMERICANS IN THE U.S.
Volume 2: Midwest United States
South Dakota: SD-21
Our Lady of the Black Hills Church
12365 Sturgis Road
Piedmont, SD 57769
Email: See website (About: About Us: Staff Listing)
History: Our Lady of the Black Hills/ St. Mary’s Church, Piedmont/ Black Hawk, Meade County, South Dakota, has been a predominantly non-Native American parish administered by Rapid City diocesan priests who attended to students at the Rapid City Government Indian School (Brulé, Hunkpapa, Oglala, Sans Arc Lakota), Rapid City, South Dakota, 1916-1934, (closed).
Holdings of Catholic records about Native Americans:
Inclusive dates: 1916-1934
Volume: 1 volume
Description: Sacramental records (e.g. baptisms, marriages, burials) for Native American students at the Rapid City Government Indian 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.