Society of American Indian Government Employees

Honoring Our Ancestors Through Government Service
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Who We Are

Formed in 2002, SAIGE is the first national non-profit organization representing American Indian and Alaska Native Federal, Tribal, State, and local government employees.

SAIGE hosts an outstanding Annual National Training Program, open to all, focused on professional development, leadership and topics related to the complex Federal Indian Trust Responsibility. Integral to this, SAIGE provides specialized training sessions for Veterans and Youth.

Our Mission

The Talking Leaf  is our tri-annual newsletter. Click here to download the Winter 2022 issue.

SAIGE Military Meritorious Service Award Nominations now being accepted.

Click here for more information.

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SAIGE National Training Program 2022

Planned for June 20-23, 2022
River Spirit Resort, Tulsa, OK

More information to be added soon, please check back again.

Talking Leaf Newsletter

The Talking Leaf is our tri-annual newsletter. Click here to download the latest issue or visit the archives.

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January 2022 Talking Leaf Newsletter

You need this SAIGE Hoodie for all your activities! Get this – and more – shirts, blankets, hats – from our partners at Martin Sports Apparel. 

When you choose SAIGE in Amazon Smile,    Amazon will donate part of their proceeds to SAIGE. Thank you for using Amazon Smile for your everyday purchases to help support SAIGE.   

SAIGE Strategic Plan

Recent Blog Posts

Talking Leaf now publishing Three times per year

January 20th, 2022

Greetings SAIGE –
As we start a new year we have decided to publish our newsletter, the Talking Leaf three times a year. You will see Winter, Spring and Fall editions. This will help to keep you more updated on SAIGE activities and give you an opport… [read more…]

SAIGE Virtual Auction is Here!

June 22nd, 2020

SAIGE is continuing our tradition of the wonderful silent AUCTION, although this time everyone can join the fun because it will be held online.
This is how it works: Photos of items for sale will be posted on the SAIGE website ( … [read more…]

CFC Special Solicitation through June 30

June 1st, 2020

The COVID-19 global pandemic has put a strain on resources everywhere: medical, financial, educational, emotional, social, and more.

Nonprofit organizations face increased demand for their services, but also struggle with reduced resources due t… [read more…]

National Training Program Photos

See more 2019, 2018, 2017, 2016 & 2015 NTP pics on SAIGE’s Flickr page
Photos copyright: 2015 NTP C. Mackay; 2016 NTP R. Chavez; 2017 NTP C.Takawana; 2018 W. Lord, 2019 D.Garceau, L. Jones

SAIGE Chair, Fredericka Joseph, presenting
drum to the Honorable Tehassi Hill,
Chairman of the Oneida Nation

Our Partners

Contact Us


Mailing Address:
17706 N. Peoria
Skiatook, OK 74070

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