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What we don't have

We acknowledge that we are the archives on the Oglala Sioux Tribal Reservation, however we may not have what your looking for on site such as:

  • District bylaws and records
  • Land records
  • Census records
  • Marriage records
  • Baptismal records
  • Cemetery records 
  • Reports to tribal presidents
  • Military records
  • Boarding school records

Resources

  • District bylaws and records, reports to tribal presidents
    • Please contact the tribal offices (605) 867-5821
  • Land records
    • Tribal Land office (605) 867 - 5305
  • Physical Records of Census records, Marriage records, Baptismal records, Cemetery records, Military records
    • HeritageQuest by Ancestry

      Research family and local history; it includes census, military, and gravestone records with over 25,000 family and local history books; accessible from home through the SD State Library portal with your OLC library card.

    • Ancestry® Library Edition

      Research family and local history with access to thousands of collections from around the world, with immigration, military, birth, death, census records; store your family tree info through individual account.
      Access: Inside Library Only

    • Fold3 by Ancestry

      Genealogy information focusing upon US military records by war; accessible from home through the SD Library portal.

    • Family Search 

      Genealogy information from the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints; no cost and requires your own registration but enables you to build on your research as well as save your work in your account.

    • AMERTRIBES 

      Extensive tribal, band, and tiospaye information here; it helps to register for an account to improve search results but you can still find a lot of information on the Teton/Lakota boards.

    • Tribal Enrollment Office (605) 867- 1321 
    • National Archives (Kansas City)
  • Boarding Schools
Oglala Lakota College Woksape Tipi Library Physical Address: 3 Mile Creek Rd Kyle, SD 57752 Mailing Address: PO Box 310 Kyle, SD 57752 Phone: 1-(605)-455-6069