• October Native Book Club

    Posted by Elizabeth Saunby on 9/17/2021 9:55:00 AM

    Oct 21 Book Club

    Our Indian Education high school students are invited to join our October Native Book Club.  We will be reading Taaqtumi: An Anthology of Arctic Horror Stories.  Upon registration, students will receive a free copy of the book to read on their own and an invitation to join our virtual book club discussion group on October 27 @ 4:30 pm. 

    Interested?  Sign up available at https://calendly.com/kerrie-troseth/october-book-club

    Questions?  Please contact Kerrie, the Indian Education School Counselor at kerrie.troseth@spps.org.

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  • Online Ojibwemowin 1

    Posted by Elizabeth Saunby on 9/10/2021 11:15:00 AM

    2021 Online Ojibwe Class

    All St. Paul Public Schools High School students can now sign up for an online Ojibwe language class taught by Andrea Fairbanks. 

    • Learn first year Ojibwe language: listening, reading, writing & speaking
    • Learn Ojibwe culture and history
    • Have fun reclaiming the language! 

    *Meeting days and times are to be determined. 

    To register, contact you school counselor

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  • Indian Education High School Meet & Greet

    Posted by Elizabeth Saunby on 9/10/2021 10:15:00 AM

    HS Meet Greet 2021


    Indian Education will be visiting several high schools next week to meet with our students.  Students will receive information on our services and available community resources to support the high school journey.  This is an excused absence; however, student need to sign up prior to the event by accessing the following link: https://www.smore.com/ncv58.

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  • Indian Education Program Resource Room

    Posted by Elizabeth Saunby on 9/10/2021 7:50:00 AM

    Resource Room 91021

    The SPPS Indian Education Program Resource Room contains materials available for check out and cultural items that promote knowledge regarding the unique political, sovereign, cultural, traditional and spiritual values of American Indian Nations.  

    A list of items located in the SPPS Indian Education Program Resource Room can be found by viewing the American Indian Program List in the SPPS Library Catalog (mylibrary.spps.org) or by searching the catalog with the location set as Center for Equity and Culture and the sublocation set at Indian Education Program @CASS. Additional items will be added to the catalog as they are added to our Resource Room. Materials will be available for students and staff to check out beginning in the 2021-2022 school year.  

    Materials may be checked out and checked in during our Extended Resource Room Hours on Mondays from 7:30 a.m.-6:30 p.m. You may set up an appointment with the Indian Education Program Clerk at 651-293-5191 or elizabeth.saunby@spps.org to check out materials on other school days.  

    Additional details regarding the SPPS Indian Education Program Resource Room, including check out/check in procedures, a list of kits and the Indian Education Program Kit Request can be viewed at spps.org/Page/41197.

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  • 2021 Native American College Fair

    Posted by Elizabeth Saunby on 9/10/2021 7:30:00 AM

    NACF 2021 Save the Date


    2021 Native American College Fair 
    The 2021 Native American College Fair will be a website based virtual college fair, the website will launch on Friday, October 8th. As we will be completely virtual this year we are increasing our outreach to Native youth throughout the United States, last year we had participants from 38 states.
    The 2021 Native American College Fair will provide information regarding colleges, universities, financial aid opportunities, and pre-college programs, as well as videos from current Native college students and professionals, and a panel on food sovereignty & sustainability.
    We encourage you to “Like” or “Follow” the Native American College Fair on Facebook in order to receive updates and additional information regarding the 2021 Native American College Fair.
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  • Fall Feast & Drum Blessing

    Posted by Elizabeth Saunby on 9/10/2021 7:15:00 AM

    Fall Feast 2021

    SPPS Indian Education Program & American Indian Family Center are co-hosting a Fall Feast & Drum Blessing September 24th, 5:00pm - 7:30pm at Mounds Park Pavilion.

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  • Special Education Advisory Council

    Posted by Elizabeth Saunby on 8/31/2021 12:10:00 PM

    SEAC 21

    Additional details are available at https://www.spps.org/domain/11939

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  • SPPS Board of Education Meeting

    Posted by Elizabeth Saunby on 8/17/2021 2:20:00 PM


    𝗕𝗼𝗮𝗿𝗱 𝗼𝗳 𝗘𝗱𝘂𝗰𝗮𝘁𝗶𝗼𝗻 𝗠𝗲𝗲𝘁𝗶𝗻𝗴 𝗧𝗼𝗻𝗶𝗴𝗵𝘁, 𝗔𝘂𝗴𝘂𝘀𝘁 𝟭𝟳, 𝟮𝟬𝟮𝟭
    The Saint Paul Public Schools Board of Education will meet at 6:05 p.m. tonight for a Regular Meeting.
    View the Board Meeting Agenda 
    View the Board Meeting BoardBook 
    Watch the live stream and a replay here 
    More information available at: spps.org/boe
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  • Senior Saturdays

    Posted by Elizabeth Saunby on 8/10/2021 7:50:00 AM

    September 11th & 18th

    10:00am - 3:00pm

    Indian Education Program Office (65 E Kellogg Blvd, St. Paul, MN 55101)

    𝗦𝗮𝗶𝗻𝘁 𝗣𝗮𝘂𝗹 𝗣𝘂𝗯𝗹𝗶𝗰 𝗦𝗰𝗵𝗼𝗼𝗹𝘀 𝗜𝗻𝗱𝗶𝗮𝗻 𝗘𝗱𝘂𝗰𝗮𝘁𝗶𝗼𝗻 𝗣𝗿𝗼𝗴𝗿𝗮𝗺 𝗦𝗲𝗻𝗶𝗼𝗿𝘀

    • Review Graduation Credits
    • Learn to Bead Your Graduation Cap
    • Sign up for Tutoring
    • Receive Post-High Planning Support
    • Learn more about Four Directions Pathway to SPC
    • Order Senior Photos
    • Discuss Other Supports Needed for Your Senior Year

    Register at https://bit.ly/SeptSen21

    Contact Kerrie Troseth, SPPS Indian Education Program School Counselor, at kerrie.troseth@spps.org for additional information.

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  • SPPS AIPAC Election Results

    Posted by Elizabeth Saunby on 8/10/2021 7:35:00 AM

    2021 Election Results


    We would like to thank everyone that participated in the 2021-2022 Title VI American Indian Parent Advisory Committee Elections. To those that didn't win please expect a personal email thanking you for running. Here are the results: 

    𝗣𝗮𝗿𝗲𝗻𝘁 𝗥𝗲𝗽𝗿𝗲𝘀𝗲𝗻𝘁𝗮𝘁𝗶𝘃𝗲𝘀

    1.     Janice LaFloe
    2.     Alicia Garcia
    3.     Amber Annis
    4.     Lisa Kaste
    5.     Jolene Morgan
    6.     Tanya Nichols
    7.     Lisa DeCory
    8.     Tonya Long 

    𝗧𝗲𝗮𝗰𝗵𝗲𝗿 𝗥𝗲𝗽𝗿𝗲𝘀𝗲𝗻𝘁𝗮𝘁𝗶𝘃𝗲

    1.     Julie Downwind 

    𝗖𝗼𝗺𝗺𝘂𝗻𝗶𝘁𝘆 𝗥𝗲𝗽𝗿𝗲𝘀𝗲𝗻𝘁𝗮𝘁𝗶𝘃𝗲

    1.     Brooke LaFloe 

    𝗦𝘁𝘂𝗱𝗲𝗻𝘁 𝗥𝗲𝗽𝗿𝗲𝘀𝗲𝗻𝘁𝗮𝘁𝗶𝘃𝗲𝘀

    1.     Caley C.
    2.     Tahkeya B.

    The first meeting as the new committee will be this Thursday evening, August 12th,  6:00PM-7:30PM. 

    If you have any questions, please contact Dominic Good Buffalo at 612-297-9374 or dominic.goodbuffalo@spps.org

    Again, thank you to everyone involved in this process and this committee investing time in our families and children in the Saint Paul school district.

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