Associate Members

An Associate Member is a member of the Turtle Mountain Band of Chippewa who want to actively participate in research and programs that will improve the standard of living for American Indians. 

"To improve the quality of life for all tribal members through culturally-competent, custom-fit research"


TNRG partners with various entities, Tribal-State-Federal. Please read more about our sponsors.         

Our Mission

Ashley Parisien

Research Liaison/Business Office Assistant

Anita Frederick



TNRG publishes quarterly newsletters throughout the year. You can read our current and past newsletters by clicking the link below.

Our Staff

Our Board

Meet our highly qualified and working board members!                   

To improve the quality of life for all Tribal Members, through culturally competent, custom-fit research"

Our Goal
The purpose of the Tribal Nations Research Group is promotion of high quality research relevant to the Turtle Mountain Band of Chippewa Indians. The research results provide custom fit data and data ownership, promotes public and private economic development and opportunity, and upholds positive images of Turtle Mountain Band of Chippewa Indians. The Group also provides quality research education materials designed to educate the community about research and the research process, according to the standards established by the TNRG.

About TNRG