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.

Learn about Our Mission Here

SAIGE 20th National Training Program
June 20 – 22, 2023

Go to SAIGETRAINING.ORG for information on this program’s details.
The SAIGE Board of Directors thanks all our attendees for
making Tribal Nations Soaring to New Heights a resounding success.
What a great time to connect with new and old friends and colleagues.   The speakers were phenomenal and the atmosphere inspirational.

Carol Jorgensen Scholarship for Environmental Stewardship:
Accepting Applications through
October 27, 2023.

2023 Jorgensen Scholarship Announcement
woman in sunglasses with native jewelry

Talking Leaf Newsletter
Spring Edition
The Talking Leaf  is our newsletter published three times a year. Click here: Spring2023Newsletter2-2
to download the Spring 2023 issue or visit the archives.



Recent Blog Posts


August 31st, 2023


Carol Jorgensen

SAIGE established this award to honor the memory and legacy of Carol Jorgensen whose service to her family, community, country, and Mother Ea… [read more…]

Make your River Spirit Room Reservation by May 20

May 6th, 2023

Welcome to River Spirit

The SAIGE 20th National Training Program is being held this year at the beautiful River Spirit Casino Resort. It is owned and operated by the Muscogee (Creek) Nation of Oklahoma. SAIGE is ple… [read more…]

SAIGE National Training Program Registration now open!

April 3rd, 2023

Early Registration April 1 – April 30: $625

Standard Registration May 1 – June 16: $700

Onsite Registration June 20 or after: $750Register at our Eventbrite site.

About the Hotel:

The SAIGE 20th National Training Program is being held th… [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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