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American Indian Education Department

Office

St. Francis High School 
3325 Bridge Street NW
St. Francis, MN 55070

Contact Us

Carline Sargent
American Indian Education Coordinator
763-213-1575
carline.sargent@isd15.org

Lisa Cicha
American Indian Education Liaison
763-213-1609
lisa.cicha@isd15.org

Form 506

Form 506, which is the Title VI ED 506 Indian Student Eligibility Certification Form, is to be completed by a parent/guardian and returned to the student's school. In order to apply for a formula grant under the Indian Education Program, the school must determine the number of Indian students enrolled. 

Opportunities

The Minnesota Historical Society has abundant opportunities for to delve into American Indian culture and history. Below are a few examples of what you can find through the MNHS website MNHS.ORG

LEARN WITH NORTHERN LIGHTS 
E-BOOK

Great news for kids, parents, teachers, and history lovers! Our award-winning Northern Lights Interactive eBook is now accessible for free to all throughout the 2019-20 school year. The only comprehensive digital curriculum for Minnesota Studies used in schools across the state, the Interactive eBook explores the diverse history of our state through stories, videos, audio narration, and more to engage children and anyone curious about Minnesota history. 

ACCESS THE E-BOOK

DISCOVER NATIVE AMERICAN ARTISTS

Watch short videos featuring artists from the MNHS Native American Artists-in-Residence Program. NAAIR artists, who work in traditional art forms such as birch bark, beadwork, and basket weaving, share how their residencies have advanced their understanding of their art.

     WATCH HERE     

The National Museum of the
American Indian

 

Post-Secondary College Opportunities

Fond du Lac Tribal and Community College

2101 14th Street, Cloquet, MN 55720

See what Fond du Lac Community College has offer students. View a short video which includes a virtual tour of campus and steps on how to apply. 

Visit our Facebook Page

For more information about Fund du Lac Tribal Community College contact:

Josh Cleveland, Admissions Officer
218-879-0817
jcleveland@fdltcc.edu

Monday 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.
Wednesday 10:30 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.
Friday 2:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m.
https://minnstate.zoom.us/j/479742422

 

American Indian Parent Advisory Committee

All parents, grandparents, relatives, and foster parents of Native American students are invited to attend the American Indian Parent Advisory Committee meetings. We will be discussing the American Indian Education Program, upcoming events and field trips, and most of all we want to hear your suggestions and any concerns you may have.  Students attending will have the opportunity to participate in a cultural activity during the meeting. Light refreshments will also be served.

The American Indian Parent Advisory Committee (AIPAC) will meet on the following Tuesdays, 5:30-7:00 p.m., St. Francis High School Room E-210. 

2019-20 School Year
September 17
October 8
November 12
December 10
January 14
February 11
March 17
April 14
May 12

The AIPAC serves in an advisory role to the school district to ensure that the educational and cultural needs of American Indian students are being met. High school American Indian students, parents, guardians, grandparents, foster parents, school staff, and community members interested in supporting American Indian Education are encouraged to attend; your input is very important.