GUIDE TO CATHOLIC RECORDS ABOUT NATIVE AMERICANS IN THE U.S.
Volume 2: Midwest United States
South Dakota: SD-6
St. Joseph Church
413 West Fourth Avenue
P.O. Box 307
Faith, SD 57626
Email: See Diocese of Rapid City website (parishes)
History: St. Joseph Church, Faith, South Dakota, has been a predominantly non-Native American parish in the Diocese of Rapid City (Archives: Rapid City, South Dakota). Rapid City diocesan priests at St. Joseph’s attended to St. Luke Mission (Sans Arc), Thunderbutte, Cheyenne River Reservation, 1935-1950.
Holdings of Catholic records about Native Americans:
Inclusive dates: 1935-1950
Volume: 1 volume
Description: Sacramental records (e.g. baptisms, marriages, funerals) for Native American parishioners of St. Luke Mission, Thunderbutte.
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.