Members will be able to enter the building by appointment only. Members will be screened at the door and asked to wear masks, sanitize hands, and comply with NWICDC COVID policies and standards.

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.


Nibwaakaawin * Wisdom

Zaagi'idiwin * Love

Manaaji'idiwin * Respect

Zoongide'ewin * Bravery

Gwayakwaadiziwin * Honesty

Dabasenindizowin* Humility

Debwewin * Truth

Our mission

Northwest Indian Community Development Center’s mission is to identify, coordinate and deliver resources that promote wellness and equity for American Indian families in northwest and north-central Minnesota.


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218 759 2022

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