Society of American Indian Government Employees

Honoring Our Ancestors Through Government Service
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November is
Native American Heritage Month

“Celebrating Respect, Culture and Education”

Native American in regalia; smaller images of an elder, youth at computer and cultural items.

We celebrate respect for tribal sovereignty and the respect we have for one another. We celebrate the many vibrant cultures that comprise Indian Country, and educational opportunities that enhance understanding of native issues and the government-to-government relationship.
Click here to download full sized PDF of poster
Artist: Ed Blauvelt

SAIGE  is part of the CFC Campaign

Make a donation or set up payroll deduction here:
SAIGE CFC #26052
Deadline Jan. 14, 2023        

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.

Learn about Our Mission

Now Accepting applications for the
Carol Jorgensen Scholarship – Deadline Extended to Nov. 30, 2022

Click here: 2022 Jorgensen Scholarship Announcement-ext

SAIGE National Training Program
June 20, 21, 22, 2023
To be held at the River Spirit Resort in Tulsa, OK

Owned and Operated by the Muscogee (Creek) Nation. Please check back for updates.

Talking Leaf Newsletter
Fall Edition
The Talking Leaf  is our newsletter published three times a year. Click HERE  to download the Fall 2022 issue or visit the archives.

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

SAIGE Military Meritorious Service Awards Winners Selected          Congratulations to all the winners! Click here for more information.

Be Informed About the Coronavirus Through Official Government Sources     GetInformedCOVID-19

SAIGE Strategic Plan

Recent Blog Posts

Jorgensen Scholarship Announcement!

October 17th, 2022

SAIGE is pleased to announce that we are now accepting applications for our 2022 Carol Jorgensen Scholarship. $1000 will be given to one undergraduate native student studying the environmental sciences – or related – disciplines. Please see the atta… [read more…]

SAIGE Student Youth Track Open!

May 24th, 2022

A popular aspect of the SAIGE National Training program is our Youth Track, that provides college and high school students insight into federal, tribal and state government careers. This program is offered for FREE.

The Youth track will also be o… [read more…]

Military Meritorious Service Awards Announced

May 17th, 2022

The purpose of the SAIGE Military Meritorious Award is to recognize individuals who wear or have worn the uniform and made contributions above and beyond the mission, along with contributing to the promotion of American Indian / Alaskan Native cultu… [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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Mailing Address:
17706 N. Peoria
Skiatook, OK 74070

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