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 Indian Health Service has dedicated a page on its  website to information and updates on   COVID-19 and its impact in Indian Country: Logo

We would like to convey our sincere respect and appreciation to all the health care professionals, first responders and essential personnel who continue to work to protect us during this time.

Get Informed About the Coronavirus Through Official Government Sources



Click below to read the letter from our Chair



National Training Program 2020

The SAIGE 17th Annual National Training Program has been canceled out of caution due to the
COVID-19 Pandemic

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Talking Leaf Newsletter

The Talking Leaf is our biannual newsletter. Click the thumbnail below to download the latest issue or visit the archives.


Fall 2019


SAIGE Strategic Plan


Recent Blog Posts

Annual Report for 2019 Available now

April 2nd, 2020


I want to take this opportunity to inform you that our 2019 Annual Report has been posted to our website at We had a busy year at the National level as well as at the Chapters. I hope you will take time to review the report.… [read more…]

Cancellation of 2020 Training Program

March 21st, 2020

Out of an abundance of caution, SAIGE is cancelling its 2020 National Training Program. Please see the announcement letter below from our Chair, Fredericka Joseph.


Click on image for full size letter:… [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

To order a handmade SAIGE drum

go to the donate/membership page
and scroll to the bottom.



Our Partners


Contact Us


Mailing Address:
17706 N. Peoria
Skiatook, OK 74070

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