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Education Department

The Agnes Ross Education Center houses the following for the Flandreau Santee Sioux Tribe:  the Johnson O’Malley Program, the FSST Student Meals Program, BIA/AVT Higher Education, FSST Student Assistance Scholarship Program, the Dakota Letters Exhibit and a Computer Lab for community members.




Enrollment Department

The Flandreau Santee Sioux Tribal Enrollment office is available to assist in the application process for tribal enrollment along with providing many services to the FSST tribal membership, such as maintaining vital historical records which is essential to establish ancestry.

Office hours are Monday - Thursday 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.; Friday 7:30 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.



Natural Resources

To provide and ensure the proper management of all tribal lands held in trust by the United States Government.  Through optimal resource management improve the overall conditions and values of tribal lands, whereby increasing the economic and general welfare of all tribal people.


This program ensures that tribal lands held in trust are protected from waste and degradation.  It improves the quality of community life through the betterment of the parks and recreational facilities available on those lands held in trust.  It protects those lands held in trust from environmental hazards and safeguards the resources on trust lands from soil degradation.



Judicial Services

Provide Judicial Services within the Flandreau Santee Sioux Tribal jurisdiction.  This includes maintaining the Tribal Court System on the Flandreau Santee Sioux Indian Reservation which will provide due process to juvenile, civil and criminal litigants and defendants consistent with the maintenance of law and order on the Reservation.


Housing Authority

Housing in the Indian community consists of HUD low-rent housing projects and individual scattered sites. The Tribal Housing Authority manages the housing program,and provides maintenance.

Leah Fyten our FSST Housing Authority Director is also a member of the Flandreau Methamphetamine Community Coalition.  If you are interest in learning more about the Flandreau Methamphetamine Community Coalition or interested in attending the 1st Annual Great Plains Summit on Methamphetamine use in indian country which is being hosted by the FSST, co-sponsored by the Mandan, Hidatsa, Arikara Nations and Sisseton Wahpeton Oyate please click here.



Law Enforcement

Provides a joint Law Enforcement Agreement between the City of Flandreau and the Flandreau Santee Sioux Tribe.  This includes providing law enforcement services for all lands within the boundaries of the City of Flandreau and on all trust lands under the jurisdiction of the Tribe.


Social Services

The purpose of this program is to establish, operate and administer a Social Services Department to increase the accessibility and efficiency of services provided to children and families on the FSST reservation.


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Child Care Program

The Child Care Program for the Flandreau Santee Sioux Tribe is designed as a voucher program to assist income eligible Native American families meet their needs for affordable and quality child care.  Eligible families will receive a percentage of their child care paid by this program using a sliding fee scale based on income and family size once the family’s percentage is paid to their provider.



Tribal Maintenance Department

The Maintenance Department is responsible for the maintenance of all property of the FSST and Federally funded programs, such as repairing equipment and buildings, lawn care and snow removal.


Road Maintenance

The Program provides, plans and schedules maintenance to preserve and restore the FSST’s system of roadways in a way to protect the environment of the reservation and adjacent lands.

Photo Gallery

Sidewalk Project 2005

Grace Moore Senior Citizens Center

Located at 612 South Center Street in Flandreau, the Flandreau Santee Sioux Tribe’s Senior Citizens Center offers a special retreat for our Elder members. 

Each day, Monday through Friday the Center is open from 7 am until 3 pm.  Members, spouses, friends and family are more than welcome to utilize the facilities and all that the Center has available. 



Counseling Center

The Flandreau Santee Sioux Tribal Counseling Center is located in the Front of the Wellness Center (Old Bingo Hall). The program provides services for Mental Health,Substance Abuse and Prevention.  Presently, we have three employees and a Prevention Specialist position is presently vacant.  Dr.  Pat Iron Shell-Hill is the Director, Alla Jones is the Mental Health/Substance Abuse Counselor, Cyndi Weston and Doreen Bird are the Office Managers.



Tribal Health Clinic

The Flandreau Santee Sioux Tribal Health Clinic is an ambulatory facility of the Indian Health Service (IHS). The facility is diverse in the fact that it offers Medical and Dental Services to the local tribal community.


Tribal Wellness Center

Mission Statement

To provide and encourage the development of wellness through mind, body spirit, and emotion.  To provide a wellness facility and programs that incorporate medical, physical, personal, social, preventative, educational, and computerized aspects to promote health in an encouraging environment with modern and safe equipment.

Vision Statement

To provide courage, strength, and vision of a new day which will bring a disease free community; by empowering, friends, family and our community members, to make responsible health decisions for themselves and their family to develop healthy generations for the future.

Services Offered:

  • Body Sculpting Classes
  • Weight Loss Programs
  • Strength and Endurance Training
  • Strength and Endurance Training
  • Stress Management
  • Flexibility
  • Diet Analysis
  • Blood Pressure Checks
  • Heart Rate Monitoring
  • Circuit Training
  • Blood Glucose Monitoring
  • Health Education
  • Women's Training Classes
  • Personal Fitness Assessments
  • Personalized Exercise Plans



For more information contact:

Grant D. McAdaragh, MS
Diabetes Coordinator/SDPI Director
Flandreau Santee Sioux Tribal Health Clinic
701 West Broad Ave
Flandreau, SD 57028

Phone: (605) 573-0141

Fax: (605) 573-0142
Email Grant by click here .

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