Food Distribution Program on Indian Reservations (FDPIR)

Sharing Gallery Digital Resources

Last Published: 02/26/2019

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shopping for food

FDPIR Photo Album: Seminole Nation of Oklahoma
United States Department of Agriculture
This photo album showcases the grocery store model at Seminole Nation of Oklahoma, where FDPIR participants can select the items in their monthly food packages. The store also features colorful signage reinforcing healthy eating messages and shelving with the traditional name of the food.

two women holding bowls of food

FDPIR Photo Album: Lummi Nation
United States Department of Agriculture
This photo album features Lummi Nation in Washington and includes warehouse operations, home delivery, and a nutrition education class with a cooking demo of salmon with orange sauce and whole wheat pasta with broccoli.

kids smiling and holding fruit on a stick

FDPIR Photo Album: Spirit Lake Sioux Tribe
United States Department of Agriculture
This photo album shows a variety of food distribution models and nutrition education activities at Spirit Lake Sioux Tribe in North Dakota. Spirit Lake FDPIR features a grocery store concept where clients can select the items in their monthly food packages and also offers home delivery. Nutrition education activities include classes and cooking demos for children, youth, and adults.

man shopping in a store with a cart full of grocery items

FDPIR Photo Album: Chickasaw, Choctaw, and Cherokee Nations
United States Department of Agriculture
This photo album shows a variety of food distribution models and nutrition education activities offered by three Indian Tribal Organizations in Oklahoma. Chickasaw Nation in Purcell, OK, conducts a healthy eating class at a local Head Start program and features a grocery store model where clients can select the items in their monthly food packages. Choctaw Nation in McAlester, OK, conducts a food demo for blue cornmeal tamales and also features a grocery store model. Cherokee Nation in Porum, OK, conducts a pumpkin smoothie demo and taste test during a mobile food distribution.

chicken dish from food demo in video

Biskinik: Food Distribution
Choctaw Nation
This video, produced by Choctaw Nation in Oklahoma, highlights the value of FDPIR and the importance of traditional foods to the community.

Food distribution program on indian reservations household composition graphic

FDPIR Infographics
United States Department of Agriculture
This trio of infographics shares key data points about FDPIR. Learn how many households include children or elderly members, how the FDPIR food package compares to the average American diet, how nutrition education is changing the ways program participants cook and eat, and more!

two adults speaking to a group with the MyPlate poster in the background

FDPIR Nutrition Education Brochure
United States Department of Agriculture
This brochure, “FDPIR: Staying Healthy, Staying Active Through Nutrition Education,” showcases the variety of hands-on, instructional, and physical activities offered at FDPIR local sites and provides ideas for additional partnering and funding opportunities.

a family buying fruits and vegetables at the store

FDPIR Brochure 
United States Department of Agriculture
This brochure, “FDPIR: Providing USDA Foods for a Healthier Community,” provides an overview of the program, the nutritious foods available to participants, and eligibility information.

Women talking while sitting at a table

FDPIR Photo Album on Flickr
United States Department of Agriculture
This photo album features images from USDA photo shoots at FDPIR sites around the country: Menominee Indian Tribe of Wisconsin; Oneida Nation, Wisconsin; Mississippi Band of Choctaw Indians; Five Sandoval Indian Pueblos, New Mexico; Pueblo of Acoma, New Mexico; and Small Tribes of Western Washington.

Logistics on location video introduction with mountains in the background

Logistics on Location: In Support of Native Americans
Defense Logistics Agency
This video, featuring the Southern California Tribal Chairmen’s Association and Small Tribes of Western Washington, highlights the two-decade partnership between the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) and the U.S. Department of Defense (DoD) that brings fresh produce to FDPIR through the USDA DoD Fresh Fruit and Vegetable Program.

Interested in contributing content to the FDPIR Sharing Gallery? Send your recipes, photos, nutrition education materials, and other resources to USDAFoods@fns.usda.gov.

USDA Food and Nutrition Service (FNS) facilitated the development of this Sharing Gallery. Materials placed here do not reflect the policies of FNS, and FNS does not conduct thorough reviews of materials submitted for placement here.