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.

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Announcing the 2024 SAIGE National Training Program

Affirming Native Voices: Visibility-Leadership-ServicePlease check back for periodic updates

Now accepting applications for our college Student Program
for the National Training Program
in Spokane, WA.
Apply Online: CLICK HERE  
Deadline to apply is April 1, 2024

Accepting Nominations now for Military Meritorious Service AwardsPlease go to our Warrior Program page to download documents and for more information at

The SAIGE Military Meritorious Service Award honors Active Duty, National Guard, Reserve Service members and military veterans in government service, who during the award period thru their service made significant contributions.

Deadline to apply is April 8, 2024.

Talking Leaf Newsletter
Fall Edition
The Talking Leaf  is our newsletter published twice a year.
Click here:

2023 SAIGE fall newsletter
to download the Fall 2023 issue or visit the archives.
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Recent Blog Posts

SAIGE Student Program Opens Application submissions

February 14th, 2024

A popular aspect of the SAIGE National Training program is the SAIGE Student Program that provides college students insight into federal, tribal and state government careers. This program is offered for FREE. SAIGE provides scholarships for selected… [read more…]

Now accepting applications for SAIGE 2024 Student Program

January 31st, 2024

PRESS RELEASE: 2024 Society of American Indian Government Employees (SAIGE) Student Program Scholarship ApplicationSAIGE announces scholarships for American Indian and Alaska Native students to attend the 2024 SAIGE National Training Program, du… [read more…]

Announcing the 2024 SAIGE National Training Program

January 24th, 2024


Washington, D.C.January 23, 2024Contacts: SAIGE Chair, Fredericka Joseph, chair@saige.orgSAIGE Training Program Co-Chairs: Edward Blauvelt at; Nieva Brock,; Luke Jones luke… [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

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17706 N. Peoria
Skiatook, OK 74070

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