Society of American Indian Government Employees

Honoring Our Ancestors Through Government Service
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Thank you to everyone who chose to support SAIGE  through the CFC this year

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

The SAIGE Military Meritorious Service Awards Nominations are now available for 2023. Please click HERE to download the information and transmittal form.

June 20, 21, 22, 2023
Tribal Nations Soaring to New Heights,” SAIGE’s Annual National Training Program being 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.


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SAIGE Strategic Plan

Recent Blog Posts

2022 Carol Jorgensen Scholarship Recipient

January 20th, 2023

SAIGE is pleased to announce the recipient of the Carol Jorgensen Scholarship for Environmental Stewardship for 2022.

Mr. Peter Thais, who is studying Biological Engineering at Cornell University was chosen in December, 2022, to receive the mone… [read more…]

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…]

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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Contact Us


Mailing Address:
17706 N. Peoria
Skiatook, OK 74070

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