Our Partners

Tribal Partners

MHA Nation is the home of Three Affiliated Tribes,  the Mandan, Hidatsa, and Arikara, and is located along the Missouri River.  MHA has approximately 13,000 enrolled members with nearly 4,500 living on the tribal lands. http://www.mhanation.com/ 

Turtle Mountain Band of Chippewa Indians is home to the Anishinabe people in northern North Dakota with land holdings in Montana,  South Dakota and other areas of North Dakota.  Turtle Mountain has approximately 31,000 enrolled members with 16,500 living near Roulette.   http://tmbci.kkbold.com/ 

Spirit Lake is home to the Sisseton Wahpeton Sioux in east central North Dakota.  There are approximately 7,256 enrolled members with 6223 living in or near  Spirit Lake.  http://www.spiritlakenation.com/ 

Standing Rock is located in south central North Dakota and north central South Dakota is the home of the Lakota and Dakota people with a population of about 8,250 living in the area.  http://www.standingrock.org/ 

Sisseton Wahpeton Oyate of the Lake Traverse Reservation is located in the southeastern corner of North Dakota and the northeastern part of South Dakota and has over 13,000 members. 

ND Tribal Colleges

Cankdeska Cikana Community College, Fort Totten, serves approximately over 600 students.  CCCC offers 17 associate degrees and three certificate degree programs.   http://www.littlehoop.edu/content/ 

Fort Berthold Community College, New Town, offers 14 Certificate degrees, offers 23 Associate degrees and 1 Bachelor degree.  About 420 students attend the FBCC.

Sitting Bull College, Fort Yates, serves about 700 students.  Degree programs include Bachelor of Science,  Associate of Arts, Associate of Science, and Associate of Applied Science, as well as certificate of completion http://www.sittingbull.edu/ 

Turtle Mountain Community College, Belcourt, offers 28 Associate Degrees, 3 Bachelor programs and 7 Certificate programs.   http://www.tm.edu/   

United Tribes Technical College, Bismarck, is a close-knit educational community serving about 1500 students from 75 different tribal nations. UTTC offers 22 associate’s degrees, three bachelor’s degrees, six online degree programs and two online certificates http://www.uttc.edu/ 

Other Partners

North Dakota State University : North Dakota State University is a student-focused, land-grant, research university with more than 14,000 students from 48 states and 69 countries, creating a diverse student population. http://www.ndsu.edu/ 

Masters of Public Health:  Public health is defined as the practice of helping members of society live healthier, longer lives. More specifically, public health focuses on improving the general health of communities through efforts to monitor the spread of diseases, initiatives (both clinical and policy-oriented) to prevent disease and disability, and by promoting healthy lifestyles through education and community.  NDSU offers the MPH degree with specializations in, American Indian public health, community health sciences, health promotion, and management of infectious disease. http://www.ndsu.edu/publichealth/ 

State of North Dakota

North Dakota Indian Affairs Commission has the goal of creating a better North Dakota through the improvement of tribal/state relations and better understanding between American Indian and non-Indian people. http://www.nd.gov/indianaffairs  

North Dakota Department of Health serves the citizens of North Dakota through public health policy, laws and services.  http://www.ndhealth.gov/ 

March of Dimes assists babies that are premature and works toward the improvement of the health of the baby and supporting family. http://www.marchofdimes.org/northdakota/ 

National Indian Health Board (NIHB) represents Tribal governments—both those that operate their own health care delivery systems through contracting and compacting, and those receiving health care directly from the Indian Health Service (IHS). Located in Washington DC on Capitol Hill, the NIHB, a non-profit organization, provides a variety of services to tribes, Area Health Boards, Tribal organizations, federal agencies, and private foundations. http://www.nihb.org

The North Dakota Public Health Association (NDPHA) mission is to improve, promote, and protect health for residents of North Dakota through leadership in policy, partnerships, and best practices. Our vision is that in North Dakota NDPHA is the leading professional organization recognized as the voice for public health. https://www.ndpha.org

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