People's Partner for Community Development

We are a Native-led non-profit organization serving the communities of the Northern Cheyenne Indian Reservation in Montana. We help create a stronger reservation economy while maintaining strong connections to our land, our traditional values and our cultural history.





November 13, 2019

New E-Commerce Platorm

Our Partner NADC - Calling All Native Artists and Producers

Vendor Features and Benefits:

  • Robust E-commerce platform to sell more of your goods

  • Regional/National marketing of your goods via the platform

  • Rotating featured Vendors

  • Shipping of vendor products from a central warehouse facility

  • Consignment based selling, no upfront costs to vendor

  • Vends paid monthly for goods sold

  • Product including but not limited to: beaded jewelry, traditional or hand-crafted clothing, artwork, pottery, sculptures, handcrafted items, shelf-stable food, candles, metalwork, wood carvings, leatherwork, music, drums.

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January 16, 2018

Rodeo Bucks at the Indian National Finals Rodeo

Spending Frenzy for INFR Junior Rodeo Contestants

Plenty of cash was flowing at the 42nd Annual Indian National Finals Rodeo in Las Vegas, Nevada – and not just on the casino floor or in the South Point Equestrian Center, the scene of the world’s most competitive Native American rodeo. On November 8, 2017, 34 INFR Junior Tour qualifiers gathered for a captivating $pending Frenzy workshop. Read More Here. 

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People's Partner from Community Development staff were recognized by Montana Governor, Steve Bullock.  Governor Bullock hand delivered certificates for 2016's recipients of the Montana Indian Equity Fund and to PPCD & CDKC Extension Service Staff for their work in helping clients apply for the grant. 

People's Partner is a Community Development Financial Institution (CDFI).  CDFI's are financial institutions that focus on personal lending and business development efforts in local communities. CDFIs can receive federal funding through the U.S. Department of the Treasury.

People's Partner for Community Development

PO Box 955

Lame Deer, MT 59043



406-477-7723 or 7724

Sharon Small, Executive Director

Tommy Robinson, Program Manager

Peggy Fredericks, Community Facilitator

Kurri Harris, Administrative Assistant

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Our office is located at Courtesy Cash, 509 Cheyenne Ave. South in Lame Deer, MT.