The Fort Peck Reservation is home to two separate Indian nations, each composed of numerous bands and divisions.
The Sioux divisions of Sisseton, Wahpetons, the Yanktonais, and the Teton Hunkpapa are all represented.
The Assiniboine bands of Canoe Paddler and Red Bottom are represented.
The Reservation is located in the extreme
northeast corner of Montana, on the north side of the Missouri
Fort Peck Tribal Health
107 H Street East
P.O. Box 1027
Poplar, MT 59255
P:406.768.3491 Ext. 4409
The Health Nutrition Program provides the services of a licensed nutritionist
for local agency menu planning, individual consultation, health
assessment and the WIC Program.
With the increasing number of diabetic and renal dialysis patients, the nutrition program will continue to be a key factor in improving the overall health of the Fort Peck Reservation. Emphasis is placed on pre / postnatal nutritional education / service.
The Health Nutrition Program, integrated into all aspects of health promotion, prevention of disease and services for treatment and rehabilitation, will form an essential component of the program for the Fort Peck Indian people.
The primary goals of the Health Nutrition Program are:
Identification of nutritional needs of individuals, family and community.
Assessment of nutritional status and food practices of individuals and groups.
Implementation of health planning based on individual and family nutrition needs and community profiles.
Provision of nutrition services in primary care.
Technical assistance, consultation and training for health professional and community groups.
Collect adequate data to evaluate the effectiveness of services provided on the individual, family, and reservation community.
Meet professional and quality assurance standards for nutritional care.
Provide dietary counseling and assessment as required by Federal and State guidelines for End Stage Renal Program.
Coordinate Dialysis Nutrition Program for the reservation
as planned by the Dialysis Interdisciplinary Team.
Phone Number: (406) 768-3491 ext. 4351
"Fort Peck's Total Health Care Program"