Christianity and Native America
AMERICA'S FIRST NATIONS CURRICULA COLLECTION, 2000, 0.15 foot (unprocessed).
Photographs, video recordings, and a retired website from the America's First Nations Summer Institute for K-12 social studies teachers, which Marquette University hosted with a grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities. This collection pertains to K-12 curricula for Native American history in the United States since ancient times.
ANDREWS, FRANK, MUSIC COLLECTION, 1956-1972, undated, 0.8 foot.
Recordings of American Indian songs of the powwow genre, most of which used the Dakota-Lakota language and were recorded in Montana, Oklahoma, and South Dakota at festivals or in private homes.
ARCHAMBAULT, SISTER MARIE THERESE, O.S.F., PAPERS, 1937-2008, undated, 0.4 foot.
Papers of a Hunkpapa Lakota teacher-scholar and Sister of St. Francis of Penance and Christian Charity who was best known for reflections on the Oglala Lakota holy man, Nicholas W. “Nick” Black Elk (ca. 1860-1950).
ASSOCIATION OF NATIVE RELIGIOUS AND CLERGY RECORDS, 1957-1996, undated [1970s-1990s], 0.2 foot
Primarily photography of ANRC annual retreats, a statement from the 1992 Tekakwitha Conference (Orono, Maine), and notes from an interview of Rev. Georges P. Mathieu (Potawatomi).
BELLEAU, JULIUS M., COLLECTION, 1815-1925, undated, 0.1 foot [3 reels microfilm].
Records pertaining to Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary Church and School, Pembina, North Dakota, and Catholic evangelization among Métis and Ojibwa Indians in adjacent Manitoba, Minnesota, and North Dakota.
BIRTHING PROJECT ORAL HISTORY COLLECTION, 1990-1997, 1.3 feet.
Includes interviews on birthing practices from four Siksika Indian women in Montana.
BLACK AND INDIAN MISSION COLLECTION RECORDS (Catholic Church. Commission for Catholic Missions among Colored People and Indians; Commission for Catholic Missions among Blacks and Indians)
See -- Bureau of Catholic Indian Missions Records.
See also -- Marquette Archives > eArchives (Digital Collections) > Other Collections > African American Catholics of the United States.
Selected images of African American Catholics
and associated Catholic clergy and religious from the records of the Black and Indian Mission Collection and The Catholic Negro-American Mission Board (both within the Bureau of Catholic Indian Missions Records), and the records of the National Black Sisters Conference. Forthcoming, early 2015.
See -- Bureau of Catholic Indian Missions Records.
BLACKFOOT RESEARCH PROJECT COLLECTION, 1939-1958, 0.2 foot [1 reel microfilm].
Interview transcripts of Siksika Indians regarding their historic life in Montana; from the fieldwork of Susan Dietrich and Oscar Lewis.
BUREAU OF CATHOLIC INDIAN MISSIONS RECORDS, 1848-[ongoing], undated, 609.8 feet [421 reels microfilm] (25.1 feet unprocessed).
Correspondence, reports, photography, publications, and government documents compiled by the Black and Indian Mission Office, which comprises three agencies of the Catholic Church in the United States: The Bureau of Catholic Indian Missions (established 1874) promotes Catholic evangelization and social justice among Native Americans; the Black and Indian Mission Collection (established 1884) (Catholic Church. Commission for Catholic Missions among Colored People and Indians; Commission for Catholic Missions among Colored People and Indians; Commission for Catholic Missions among Blacks and Indians) raises and disperses funds within the Church for Catholic evangelization of African Americans and Native Americans; and The Catholic Negro-American Mission Board (established 1907) (Catholic Board for Mission Work among Colored People) promotes Catholic evangelization among African Americans.
BUREAU OF CATHOLIC INDIAN MISSIONS DIGITAL IMAGE COLLECTION
See -- Marquette Archives > eArchives (Digital Collections) > Native Collections > Bureau of Catholic Indian Missions.
Selected images of Native Americans and associated Catholic missionaries from the Bureau of Catholic Indian Missions Records, the Sacred Heart Province Franciscan Records, and the Walter Bernard “Ben” Hunt Collection.
THE CATHOLIC NEGRO-AMERICAN MISSION BOARD RECORDS (The Catholic Board for Mission Work among Colored People)
See -- Bureau of Catholic Indian Missions Records.
See also -- Marquette Archives > eArchives (Digital Collections) > Other Collections > African American Catholics of the United States.
Selected images of African American Catholics and associated Catholic missionaries in the United States from the records of the Black and Indian Mission Collection (Catholic Church. Commission for Catholic Missions among Colored People and Indians; Commission for Catholic Missions among Blacks and Indians) and The Catholic Negro-American Mission Board (The Catholic Board for Mission Work among Colored People), both within the Bureau of Catholic Indian Missions Records, and the records of the National Black Sisters Conference.
CHIAPAS (MEXICO) AND CENTRAL AMERICA COLLECTION, 1980s-, bulk 1980s-2000s, 7.0 feet (unprocessed).
Photography and papers of Richard G. Flamer regarding the life of the poor and refuges in Chiapas, Mexico, Guatemala, El Salvador, and Nicaragua, which includes Maya Indians, 1980s-2000s. Also documented is the development of a Catholic Worker farm in San Cristobal de Las Casas, Chiapas, Mexico.
CONCEPTION ABBEY RECORDS, 1876-1980, 0.1 foot [3 reels microfilm].
Benedictine mission and school records regarding evangelization of Arikara, Hidatsa, Mandan, Hunkpapa, Santee, and Sisseton-Wahpeton Indians in North and South Dakota.
CONGREGATION OF THE GREAT SPIRIT RECORDS, 1980s-, 3.3 feet (3.0 feet unprocessed).
Records of an inter-tribal American Indian parish (established 1989) of the Archdiocese of Milwaukee and the Siggenauk Interfaith Spiritual Center, an urban spiritual outreach and social welfare agency based at the parish in Milwaukee, Wisconsin.
Records of humanitarian projects in the United States and elsewhere worldwide financed by the Hilton Fund for Sisters (established 1986) and administered by Catholic religious sisters. Most projects alleviate critical needs in education, health care and clean water, economic development or energy. Several projects in the United States and the Americas target indigenous Native Americans and other minorities.
COOK, JOSEPH W., COLLECTION, 0.1 foot [2 reels microfilm].
Yankton Indian kinship and Dakota language.
DIETRICH, SUSAN, PAPERS
DIOCESE OF HELENA RECORDS, 1855-2003, 0.1 foot [3 reels microfilm].
Sacramental records of Siksika Indians in Montana. This collection is restricted.
DIOCESE OF SAN CRISTOBAL DE LAS CASAS RECORDS, 1580-1716, 1981-1992, undated, 0.5 foot [400 35mm slides].
Spanish language correspondence and reports regarding Dominican and Franciscan evangelization of Maya and Zoque Indians in Chiapas and Jesuit evangelization of Tarahumara Indians in Nueva Vizcaya (Chihuahua and Durango), Mexico.
DOLL, DON, S.J., COLLECTION, 1977-2015, undated, 3.9 feet (0.8 cubic foot unprocessed).
Photography of Brulé, Hunkpapa, Oglala, Sans Arc, Santee, Sisseton-Wahpeton, and Yankton Indians in South Dakota, Minnesota and North Dakota and Winnebago (Ho Chunk) Indians in Nebraska for school calendars andVision Quest: Men, Women and Sacred Sites of the Sioux Nation.
EISENMAN FAMILY PAPAERS, 1906-1973, undated, 1.4 feet.
Correspondence of Elizabeth Mary Hulsman Eisenman (1868-1959) and sons Rev. Omer H. Eisenman (1889-1980), Rev. Sylvester Eisenman (1891-1948), O.S.B., Leonard John Eisenman (1893-1947), and Rev. Edward L. Eisenman (1895-1966) for My Dear Sons. Father Sylvester developed St. Paul's Mission on the Yankton Reservation, Marty, South Dakota.
EWENS, MARY, O.P., RESEARCH COLLECTION, 1882-2014, 2.1 feet (2.1 unprocessed).
Primarily notes, facsimile papers, and interviews regarding communities of native religious sisters: the Congregation of the American Sisters (Dakota-Lakota) in Dakota Territory and Cuba; Oblate Sisters of the Blessed Sacrament (Dakota-Ojibwa) in South Dakota; and Sisters of Our Lady the Snows (Yupik Eskimo), a series of three communities in Alaska. Restrictions apply to interview recordings.
FALLA-SÁNCHEZ, RICARDO, S.J., PAPERS, 1937-2005, undated, 0.7 foot [6 reels microfilm] (0.4 foot unprocessed).
Primarily notes, manuscripts, and interviews in Spanish and Quiché regarding Quiché Indians in Guatemala used by the author for his Ph.D. dissertation and published writings.
FLUSCHE, DELLA M., PAPERS, 0.4 foot (unprocessed).
Spanish language notes and transcripts regarding 17-18th century Jesuit missions among native peoples in Chile used by the author for her published writings.
FOLEY, THOMAS W., RESEARCH COLLECTION, 1863-2012, undated, 2.0 feet.
Primarily correspondence with facsimiles and diaries regarding Rev. Francis M. Craft (1852-1920), a mixed-descent Mohawk Indian, and the Congregation of American Sisters, a Catholic religious community of Dakota-Lakota Indians, who served as missionaries and nurses in North Dakota, South Dakota, and Cuba among Arikara, Mandan, Gros Ventre, and Dakota-Lakota Indians and the U.S. Armed Forces.
FOX, NOEL P., PAPERS, 1924-1982, 7.5 feet.
Case files, correspondence, clippings, and reports of Noel P. Fox, a U.S. District Court judge for the Western District of Michigan, 1962-1979. Most notable is a federal court case regarding the fishing rights of Ojibwa and Ottawa Indians.
HAMILTON, RAPHAEL N., S.J., PAPERS, 1912-1973, 2.6 feet.
Articles, correspondence, and writings regarding Père Jacques Marquette, S.J., and other 17th century North American French explorers compiled by a Marquette University history professor.
HOLY ROSARY MISSION -- RED CLOUD INDIAN SCHOOL RECORDS, 1868-[ongoing], 162.4 feet [40 reels microfilm] (92.3 feet unprocessed).
Records pertaining to Dakota-Lakota (Oglala) Indians on the Pine Ridge Reservation in South Dakota and evangelization by Jesuits and Sisters of St. Francis of Penance and Christian Charity. Also included are some materials pertaining to Dakota-Lakota (Brulé) Indians on the Rosebud Reservation in South Dakota and evangelization there by Jesuits and Sisters of St. Francis of Penance and Christian Charity. Notable persons include Chief [Peter] Red Cloud, Holy Man [Nicholas William] Black Elk, Rev. Eugene Buechel, S.J., and Rev. Joseph A. Zimmerman, S.J.
HOLY ROSARY MISSION -- RED CLOUD INDIAN SCHOOL DIGITAL IMAGE COLLECTION
See -- Marquette Archives > eArchives (Digital Collections) > Native Collections > Holy Rosary Mission - Red Cloud Indian School. Selected online images
from the Holy Rosary Mission -- Red Cloud Indian School Records.
HONOR OUR NEIGHBORS' ORIGINS AND RIGHTS RECORDS, 1990-2006, undated, 0.5 foot [1 reel microfilm].
Board minutes, HONOR Digest [newsletter], and other records of a Wisconsin-based independent advocacy organization for treaty rights and justice issues affecting American Indians.
HUNT, WALTER BERNARD "BEN", COLLECTION, 1924-1947, undated, 0.1 foot.
Photography (a deconstructed album mostly by Hunt) with images of Nicholas Black Elk and other Oglala Indians in South Dakota, Ojibwa Indians and birch-bark canoe-building in Wisconsin, and Hunt and wood-crafted figurines by him.
See also -- Marquette Archives > eArchives (Digital Collections) > Native Collections > Bureau of Catholic Indian Missions. Includes selected images from the Walter Bernard "Ben" Hunt collection.
INCULTURATION TASK FORCES RECORDS OF THE NATIONAL CONFERENCE OF CATHOLIC BISHOPS AD-HOC COMMITTEE ON NATIVE AMERICANS, 1993-2003, undated, 1.0 foot.
Interviews, notes, and reports regarding Dakota-Lakota and Tohono O’odham Catholic liturgical inculturation in the Rapid City (South Dakota) and Tucson (Arizona) dioceses with reports of the National Conference of Catholic Bishops' Ad Hoc Committee on Native American Catholics.
THE INDIAN SENTINEL DIGITAL PERIODICAL COLLECTION
See -- Marquette Archives > eArchives (Digital Collections) > Native Collections > The Indian Sentinel. Features the illustrated English edition (1902-1962) with full-text searchable capability; German edition (1902-1917) not included.
IN THE SPOTLIGHT
See -- Marquette Archives > eArchives (Digital Collections) > Other Collections > In the Spotlight.
December 2008 issue - Exploration & Discovery Stamps. Includes U.S. postage stamps of Jacques Marquette, S.J., with Native Americans.
January 2009 issue - Catholic Ladder Pictorial Catechisms. Features Catholic and Russian Orthodox pictorial catechisms and related images from various Marquette special collections.
March 2010 issue - Holy Rosary Mission - Red Cloud Indian School 1000th image. Highlights the expansion of this digital collection.
JANDA, JAMES, PAPERS, undated, 0.6 foot (0.6 foot unprocessed).
Primarily poetry, plays, and children's stories; of special note is "The Hanbelachia Collection," which pertains to Dakota-Lakota Indians and Jesuit evangelization in South Dakota. This collection is closed.
KATERI TEKAKWITHA PROJECT ORAL HISTORY COLLECTION, 1989-2012, 2.2 feet.
Recordings, transcripts, photography, and notes regarding religious prayer and devotion to then sainthood candidate Kateri Tekakwitha (Mohawk) by Dakota-Lakota Jemez, Laguna, Navajo, Pima, Tohono O'odham, Menominee, Ottawa, and Winnebago [Ho Chunk] Indians in South Dakota, Arizona, New Mexico, Washington State and Wisconsin.
KISEMANITO CENTRE COLLECTION, 1981-1986, undated, 4.6 feet (1.2 feet unprocessed).
Recordings produced at Native ministry seminars and public celebrations in western Canada. The seminars include notable U.S. and Canadian speakers.
LEWIS, OSCAR, PAPERS
See -- Blackfoot Research Project Collection.
McGILLYCUDDY, VALENTINE T., PAPERS, 1867-1940, 0.1 foot [45 microfiche].
Correspondence and other papers on microfiche regarding Dr. Valentine Trant McGillycuddy, a physician, cartographer, and Pine Ridge (Red Cloud) U.S. Indian Agent to the Oglala Indians in South Dakota.
MARQUETTE, PÈRE JACQUES, COLLECTION
See -- University Archives -- D2 Jesuit Community Records and Père Marquette Collection.
MARQUETTE LEAGUE FOR CATHOLIC INDIAN MISSIONS RECORDS, 1901-1991, 0.3 foot [1 reel microfilm].
Primarily minutes of the board of directors and The Calumet [newsletter], 1913-1958, of a U.S. lay fund-raising organization for Catholic Indian schools and students
MORGAN, THOMAS J., PAPERS, 1889-1893, 0.6 foot.
Facsimiles of letter books compiled by Thomas Jefferson Morgan as Commissioner of Indian Affairs, which pertain to his administration of the U.S. Office of Indian Affairs, American Indian assimilation and education and conflicts with the Catholic Church.
NORTH AMERICAN FRENCH REGIME COLLECTION, 1593-1977, undated, 0.9 foot [29 reels microfilm].
Microfilmed records authored by French and Jesuits explorers and evangelizers in the Great Lakes, Mississippi, and St. Lawrence regions plus related notes.
OSAGE MISSION RECORDS, 1847-1881, 0.4 foot [1 reel microfilm].
Records authored by Jesuits at the Osage Mission and the Osage Manual Labor School for Osage Indian students in Kansas.
PEÑA CALAC, JULIANA,PAPERS, 1887-1960, 0.2 foot.
Papers authored and collected by Pena Calac regarding the family life, schooling, justice issues, and U.S. military service of Cupeño Indians of Pala, California.
PINE RIDGE RESERVATION CHURCH REGISTER, EPISCOPAL CHURCH IN SOUTH DAKOTA, 1879-1908, 0.1 foot [1 reel microfilm].
Records of Episcopal Church sacraments performed among Oglala Indians on the Pine Ridge Indian Reservation in South Dakota.
PROYECTO PASTORAL MAYA = MAYA PASTORAL PROJECT RECORDS, 1992-2005, undated, 0.6 foot. (0.5 foot unprocessed).
Records created by and about Maya Indians in the United States in a national ministry under the auspices of the United States Catholic Conference.
PRUCHA, FRANCIS PAUL, S.J., PAPERS, 1927-[ongoing], 23.8 feet.
Papers regarding United States – tribal relationships by a Marquette University history professor with correspondence, subject and research project files, teaching notes, lectures, and photographic prints of Indian peace medals.
RADIN, PAUL, PAPERS, 1727-2003, undated, 13.1 feet. (4.3 feet unprocessed).
Published writings, manuscript drafts and notes, and facsimile correspondence from other repositories comprise the bulk of these anthropological papers on orality and religious beliefs in ethnic groups from North America, Africa, and the East Indies.
RAPID CITY (SOUTH DAKOTA) JOURNAL NATIVE AMERICAN REFERENCE FILE, 1891, 1939-1941, 1946, 1955-1984, undated, 0.1 foot [72 microfiche].
Clippings with biographical and historical notes on Dakota-Lakota Indians and associates, on the Pine Ridge, Rosebud, and Cheyenne River Indian reservations and in Rapid City. Major topics include the American Indian Movement and Black Hills claims.
RAY, HERMAN D., COLLECTION, 2011-[ongoing]. 0.2 foot [100.5 GB].
Digital still photography with related sound recordings and ephemera pertaining to the Tekakwitha Conference, 2011-; the official pilgrimage from the United States for the canonization of Saint Kateri Tekakwitha in Vatican City/ Rome and Washington, D.C., 2012-2013; the Little Servants of the Cross in Arizona, 2012; and a Pro-Life rally in Washington, D.C., 2013.
RED CLOUD INDIAN SCHOOL RECORDS
See -- Marquette Archives > eArchives (Digital Collections) > Native Collections > Holy Rosary Mission - Red Cloud Indian School Records.
REUSS, HENRY S., MENOMINEE INDIAN RECORDS, 1952-1979, 1.6 feet.
Records comprised of correspondence, publications, and photography regarding the termination, restoration, and welfare of the Menominee Indians of Wisconsin and the designation of the Wolf River as a National Scenic River.
SACRED HEART PROVINCE FRANCISCAN RECORDS, 1829-1981, 4.8 feet [43 reels microfilm].
Franciscan records regarding Menominee, Ojibwa, Ottawa, and Pima Indians and evangelization by Franciscans, and religious sisters in Michigan, Wisconsin, and Arizona.
See also -- Marquette Archives > eArchives (Digital Collections) > Native Collections > Bureau of Catholic Indian Missions. The online Bureau of Catholic Indian
Missions Digital Collection also includes selected images from the Sacred Heart Province Franciscan Records.
ST. FRANCIS MISSION RECORDS, 1878- [ongoing], 48.1 feet [22 reels microfilm] (20.2 feet unprocessed).
Records pertaining to Dakota-Lakota (Brulé) Indians on the Rosebud Reservation in South Dakota and evangelization by Jesuits and Sisters of St. Francis of Penance and Christian Charity. Also included are some materials pertaining to Dakota-Lakota (Oglala) Indians on the Pine Ridge Reservation in South Dakota and evangelization there by Jesuits and Sisters of St. Francis of Penance and Christian Charity. Notable persons include Holy Man [Nicholas William] Black Elk, Rev. Eugene Buechel, S.J., and Rev. Joseph A. Zimmerman, S.J.
ST. FRANCIS MISSION DIGITAL IMAGE COLLECTION
See -- Marquette Archives > eArchives (Digital Collections) > Native Collections > St. Francis Mission. Selected online images from the St. Francis Mission
ST. ISAAC JOGUES CHURCH RECORDS, 1983-1994, 2008, 0.3 foot (0.3 unprocessed).
Records from an inter-tribal American Indian parish administered by Jesuits in Rapid City, South Dakota. The principal tribes and reservations represented are Brulé, Rosebud; Hunkpapa, Standing Rock; Oglala, Pine Ridge; and Sans Arc, Cheyenne River.
ST. JOHN THE BAPTIST -- SANTA BARBARA PROVINCES FRANCISCAN RECORDS, 1873-1965, undated, 0.2 foot [7 reels microfilm].
Correspondence, photography, and a periodical from the Franciscans of St. John the Baptist (Cincinnati, Ohio) and Santa Barbara (Santa Barbara, California) provinces regarding missions and schools among the Apache, Navajo, Pima, Tohono O'Odham, and Yaqui Indians in Arizona and New Mexico.
ST. JOSEPH'S INDIAN INDUSTRIAL SCHOOL ORAL HISTORY COLLECTION, 1991-1995, undated, 0.5 feet.
Interviews by past students (Menominee and Potawatomi Indians) and teachers (Sisters of St. Joseph of Carondelet) regarding school life at St. Joseph's School on the Menominee Reservation in Wisconsin.
ST. MARY'S MISSION RECORDS, 1851-1871, 0.03 foot [1 reel microfilm].
Baptismal records from the Jesuit administered mission and school for Potawatomi Indians in Kansas.
ST. PAUL'S MISSION COLLECTION, 1867-2008, 3.9 foot (3.0 feet unprocessed).
Primarily photographs, the Little Bronzed Angel, [newsletter], and other publications pertaining to Yankton Indians, Benedictines, and Oblate Sisters of the Blessed Sacrament on the Yankton Reservation, Marty, South Dakota.
ST. STEPHEN'S MISSION RECORDS, 1865, 1886-[ongoing], 7.8 feet [10 reels microfilm] (3.2 feet unprocessed).
Records pertaining to Arapaho and Shoshoni Indians on the Wind River Reservation in Wyoming and evangelization by Jesuits and Sisters of St. Francis of Philadelphia.
SCHEUERMAN, ANNE M., COLLECTION, 1935-2013, undated, 6.2 feet.
Primarily still photography at Catholic Church events in Canada, the United States, and the Vatican/ Rome, most of which relate to Native North Americans. Most notable are the Eucharistic Congresses (Philadelphia, 1976, Québec, 2008); Tekakwitha Conference meetings, 1979-2012; visits to United States and Canada by Popes John Paul II, 1979-2002, and Benedict XVI, 2008; the beatifications/ canonizations and related events honoring Kateri Tekakwitha, 1971-2013, St. Rose Philippe Duchesne, 1988, and Katharine Drexel, 1988; the ordinations of Bishops Donald E. Pelotte, S.S.S. (Abenaki), and Charles J. Chaput, O.F.M. Cap. (Potawatomi), 1986, 1988; and World Youth Day, Denver, 1993, and Toronto, 2002. Also included are reformatted lecture slides from Rev. John J. Wynne, S.J., on Jesuit martyrs, undated (ca. 1925), and Kateri Tekakwitha, 1935.
SIGGENAUK CENTER RECORDS, 1974-2005, undated, 2.4 feet.
Records of an intertribal Archdiocese of Milwaukee outreach ministry in Milwaukee succeeded by Congregation of the Great Spirit. Included are oral presentations by Sister Genevieve Cuny (Oglala), O.S.F., regarding her life as a native religious sister, and Sister Kateri Mitchell (Mohawk), S.S.A., regarding her devotion to now St. Kateri Tekakwitha.
SIOUX SPIRITUAL CENTER RECORDS, 1972-[ongoing], undated (5.0 feet unprocessed).
Primarily photography and minutes, printed materials, and video recordings pertaining to Dakota-Lakota (Brulé, Hunkpapa, Oglala, Sans Arc) and other Indian Catholics and their activities of the Sioux Spiritual Center, Plainview, South Dakota. In 1978, Jesuits, under the auspices of the Diocese of Rapid City, established and have administered the center, which supports permanent diaconate (established 1973) and lay ministry formation in the diocese and beyond.
SISTER RELATIONSHIP PROGRAMS INDIGENOUS MISSION RECORDS, 1960-2000, 3.2 feet (1.3 feet unprocessed).
Primarily photography, video recordings, and publications pertaining to Maya people and relationships of U.S. church groups in Wisconsin and Oklahoma with the Catholic Church in Chiapas, Mexico, and Guatemala.
SISTERS OF THE BLESSED SACRAMENT RECORDS, 0.1 foot [2 reels microfilm].
Records of the Sisters of the Blessed Sacrament for Indians and Colored People.
SOARING EAGLE-REVEREND EMMETT HOFFMANN HERITAGE PROJECT COLLECTION, 1933-2011, undated, 7.5 feet (7.2 feet unprocessed).
Oral histories and meetings with select transcripts plus motion pictures, and publications regarding Northern and Southern Cheyenne Indian life, history, and culture primarily in Montana, South Dakota, and Oklahoma. Some restrictions apply.
SUTTON, LEE WHITEHORSE, COLLECTION, 1962-1964, undated, 1.4 feet (1.0 foot unprocessed).
40 traditional native language songs recorded in Chicago by Sutton with commentaries in English. Most songs originated among tribes in North and South Dakota, Oklahoma, and Wisconsin.
TEKAKWITHA CONFERENCE RECORDS, 1939-[ongoing], 14.4 feet [2 reels microfilm] (3.3 feet unprocessed).
Materials, including photography and video recordings, from annual meetings, native ministry training, and related religious events, including Cross and Feathers [newsletter; title varies]. Special events included visits by Pope John Paul II, 1979, and Vatican officials, 1982, 1985, 1989; the beatification/ canonization of Saint Kateri Tekakwitha, 1980, 2012-2013; pilgrimages to the principal homeland shrines of Saint Kateri, 1985, 2012; participation in the World Day of Prayer for Peace, 1986; and the ordinations of Bishops Donald E. Pelotte, S.S.S. (Abenaki), 1986, and Charles J. Chaput, O.F.M. Cap. (Potawatomi), 1988.
WPA INDIAN RESEARCH PROJECT COLLECTION, 1936-1940, 0.1 foot [2 reels microfilm].
Recollections compiled by a Wisconsin mission school of 19th century Ojibwa Indian history and culture on the Bad River Reservation. Included is the origin of the Dream Dance (Big Drum) religion.
YSLETA DEL SUR PUEBLO ARCHIVES, [1794-1985?], 0.6 foot [18 reels microfilm + 80 apeture cards].
Microfilmed and published records regarding Tiwa and Apache Indians in Texas compiled by Ysleta del Sur Pueblo.