In 1991, Fred Baker returned to his home
community of Fort Berthold, North Dakota, after forty years as a Bureau
of Indian Affairs administrator and health official.
Having grown up speaking the Hidatsa language on land his ancestors
had occupied for centuries, Fred is determined to preserve the heritage
of Fort Berthold’s three tribes – the Mandan, Hidatsa,
and Arikara – for the next generation.
He is Executive Director of the Mandan, Hidatsa, and Arikara Board
of Directors of the Three Affiliated Tribes Museum, and serves as
Treasurer of the Fort Berthold Community College Board of Directors.