The Northwest Indian Community Development Center

We are located in Bemidji, MN and provide services to over 2,400 people per year, targeting the 60-mile radius including Red Lake Nation, White Earth Nation and the Leech Lake Band of Ojibwe. This region, continuously scores amongst the lowest in Minnesota, on economic and social indicators. The risk factors are complex and interrelated, meriting a holistic and integrated approach to recognizing, supporting and regenerating the protective factors, values and norms, implicit in traditional Anishinaabe Worldview.

What We Value

  • Nibwaakaawin * Wisdom
  • Zaagidwin * Love
  • Manaadjitowaawin * Respect
  • Aakodewin * Bravery
  • Gwekowaadiziwin * Honesty
  • Dibaadendizowin * Humility
  • Debwewin * Truth