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 Private Sector / Advisory Board | Aaniiih Nakoda College

Location: Red Whip Recreation Complex
on the Aaniiih Nakoda College Campus

Open Monday through Friday, 8:00 AM to 5:00 PM.
Counselor available during noon hour.

Harlan Mount
Phone: (406) 353-2607 ext. 281
(406) 353-2685

Welcome to the Aaniiih Nakoda College's Native American Career and Technical Education Program. The program is based upon team work and participation which enhances the program atmosphere, benefits the reservation, surrounding communities and provides a rewarding experience for the participants.

The NACTEP objectives specifically meet the needs of the Fort Belknap Indian Comunity by providing comprehensive vocational and technical education services to the members of the Assiniboine and Gros Ventre Tribes. One of the goals is to improve training oportunities that meet current employment demands and to enhance the employability of the participants.

Vocational Training opportunities in the fields of:

Tribal Management

Natural Resources/Environmental Technology
Computer Technology


Career Awareness Program

Job placement and related career guidance services
Monetary assistance with Transportation and Child Care costs
Monetary assistance with Books and Supplies
Monetary assistance with Tuition and Fees

Program Staff
Located in the Red Whip Center, NACTEP Program employees work to provide services and ensure the smooth operation of the program:

Director, Harlan Mount - (406) 353-2607 ext. 281
Counselor, Arlene Gardipee - (406) 353-2607 ext. 284
Program Assistant, Ann Garcia - (406) 353-2607 ext. 290

Stop by our offices and check us out, we are open Monday through Friday, 8:00 AM to 5:00 PM. Counselor available during noon hour.

Applications can be picked up at the NACTEP Counselor's Office in the Red Whip Center.

Private Sector / Advisory Board

Our Private Sector Council/Advisory Board established to provide programmatic recommendations and advice about how the Native American Vocational and Technical Education Program can better serve our community.

Board Members:
Cliff Hall, BIA
Steve Fox, IHS
Ina Nez Perce, Tribal Environmental Program
Delores Plumage, Blaine County Commissioner
Carmen Taylor, ANC Dean of Academics

Areas of Training
NACTEP Provides training in:

  • Computer Technology
  • Allied Health/Pre-Nursing
  • Natural Resources and Environmental Technology
  • Tribal Management Certificate
  • Carpentry Certificate

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    Aaniiih Nakoda College

    The mission of Aaniiih Nakoda College is to provide quality post-secondary education for residents of the Fort Belknap Indian Reservation and surrounding commuinties. The college will help individuals improve their lives by offering them an opportunity to maintain the cultural integrity of the Gros Ventre and Assiniboine Tribes as well as succeed in an American technological society.

    The Native American Career and Technical Education Program (NACTEP) located in the Red Whip Center, specifically meets the needs of the Fort Belknap Community by providing comprehensive vocational and technical education services.

    NACTEP also provides career awareness programs, career guidance and helps with job placement.

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