GUIDE TO CATHOLIC RECORDS ABOUT NATIVE AMERICANS IN THE U.S.
Volume 2: Midwest United States
South Dakota: SD-22
Ss. Peter and Paul Church
304 North Euclid Street
Pierre, SD 57501
Email: See website (Contact)
History: Ss. Peter and Paul Church, Pierre, Hughes County, South Dakota, has been a predominantly non-Native American parish in the Diocese of Sioux Falls (Archives: Sioux Falls, South Dakota). Sioux Falls diocesan priests at Ss. Peter and Paul had attended to the following Native American (Santee Dakota, Sisseton-Wahpeton Dakota) stations in South Dakota:
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 Native American students at the Pierre 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.