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nakoda Dakota Fort Peck

THE PEOPLE

About 6,800 Assiniboine and Sioux live on the Fort Peck Reservation, with another approximately 3,900 tribal members living off the reservation.

LOCATION

The Fort Peck Reservation is in northeastern Montana, 40 miles west of the North Dakota border and 50 miles south of the Canadian border, with the Missouri River defining its southern perimeter. It includes more than two million acres of land.

ECONOMY

A prosperous industrial park in Poplar is one of the largest employers in Montana. A variety of enterprises, including metal fabrication and production sewing, are housed here. Other industries, including an electronics manufacturer, flourish on the reservation. Farming, ranching and oil extraction also play a part in the reservation economy.

Fort Peck Tribal Executive Board

P.O. Box 1027
Poplar, MT 59255
406-768-2300
Fax: 406-768-5478
www.fortpecktribes.org

POINTS OF INTEREST

Fort Peck Assiniboine and Sioux Culture Center and Museum

The Culture Center and Museum features permanent exhibits of Assiniboine and Sioux heritage, arts and crafts.


Poplar
406-768-2328

Fort Peck Community College

The college offers associate's degrees in the Arts and Sciences, along with one-year certificates. There is a tribal law library on campus, and a cultural center is planned.

Popular
406-768-6300
www.fpcc.edu

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