Welcome to Elk River Cultural Connections

    - Mission Statement -

    Enhance business relationships through education and the development of effective cross-cultural communication.

    - About Elk River Cultural Connections -

    Founded in 2007 by Nell Eby, Elk River Cultural Connections (ERCC) is a cultural consulting firm. We offer customized educational presentations that enhance and cultivate business relationships in an ever-increasing diverse population.

    ERCC also offers consulting services that facilitates communication between cultures. Training and services are provided to non-profit and corporate organizations, tribal groups, American Indian businesses, state and federal agencies. ERCC can help you negotiate cultural differences while cultivating business relationships. Emphasis is given to American Indian education.


    Educational Presentations

    • Enhancing Intercultural Communications
    • Understanding American Indian Culture

    Nell Eby, MSPR, Cultural Broker

    Nell Eby is an enrolled member of the Assiniboine Nation, Fort Peck Tribes. She has a Master of Science in Public Relations from MSU-Billings where she is an Adjunct Instructor in the Communications Department. Nell is a public presenter and consultant on the topic of cultural competency.

    Her professional experience includes 18 years in Federal Government service for the Bureau of Indian Affairs and the Indian Health Service and 12 years experience in mental health, aging, victim and disability services. Nell owns the consulting business,
    Elk River Cultural Connections.

    "She spoke well of cultural differences." "Nell not only spoke from her mind, but from her heart." "Wonderful presentation! Very enlightening for a provider working with Native American Indians." "Thank you for sharing in an understandable and experienced manner." "Many thanks for including such important information -- very enlightening and moving... my favorite presentation at the conference." "Captures the audience well."