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American Indian Alaska Native Emphasis Program

Program Manager: Dezerae Lorash-Knoll
Phone: 406-357-2320 ext. 115
E-mail: Dezerae Lorash-Knoll

It is the policy of the NRCS to conduct a positive and continuing American Indian Employment Program that provides equal employment opportunities for Native Americans in all personnel management polices and activities.

November is American Indian Heritage Month

Program Objectives

  • Increase the total number of American Indians in all PATCO categories, series, and grade levels.
  • Encourage the participation of American Indians in all NRCS sponsored programs.
  • Provide a network of professional support for American Indians in NRCS.

Montana Tribes

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American Indians and Alaska Natives - A Guide to USDA Programs (PDF, 5MB)

Montana State University (MSU) Native American College Funding Guide (PDF; 140KB)