2018 Annual Report

June 28, 2019

Our 2018 Annual Report is out. Click the “Download File” button below the cover image at right to download it.…

Knowledge Center

Filter Resources:

Changing the Narrative about Native Americans: A Guide for Native Peoples and Organizations

Ready to change the dominant narrative? Click on this messaging guide for Native peoples and organizations, from the Reclaiming Native…


Narrative Change Strategy from the Reclaiming Native Truth Project

This strategy is not intended to be prescriptive or static. Rather, it is meant as a living guidebook and reference,…


Compilation of All Research from the Reclaiming Native Truth Project

The Reclaiming Native Truth project conducted an unprecedented research campaign designed to increase our understanding of the dominant narrative about…


FDPIR Toolkit

Project Overview Nutrition Education for Native Communities In partnership with NAFDPIR (National Association of Food Distribution Programs on Indian Reservations),…


Model Tribal Consumer Protection Code

First Nations Development Institute has produced a model tribal consumer protection code that can be adopted to regulate a variety…


The Native American Electorate’s Role in the Blue Wave Referendum on President Trump’s Policy Agenda

In a historic mid-term election that saw minority and women voters energized like never before, one of the major themes…



By Patricia Rowland

Pound meat very thin and dry in the oven. Grind the dried meat in a food processor. Add the chokecherries…


Dry Meat Soup

By Maria Charette

Boil water in a large sauce pan, add the dry meat. This process will take a while as you need…


Dried Berries

After picking the berries, put them, including the seeds, in a blender or food processor and blend/process into a pulp.…


Berry Pudding (Northern Cheyennes make Chokecherry Pudding)

There are no measurements in this berry pudding. The recipe depends on the amount of berries you have.

Boil berries in a large saucepan, the water should be a couple of inches above the berries. Boil approximately 10…


Wild Rice Hamburgers

Want to lighten up those burgers while helping to keep them moist and delicious?  If so, definitely give this recipe…

Thoroughly mix the wild rice, ground beef and optional ingredients, if desired, in a large bowl until the texture is…


Blueberry and Peach Salsa

Blueberries have and continue to be a major food source for Great Lakes Region Indian communities in the summer; peaches…

Simply mix the ingredients and serve with your favorite tortilla chips.