Wednesday, April 28, 2010

Society of American Indian Government Employees

The Society of American Indian Government Employees (SAIGE) is anational non-profit organization advocating for American Indians andAlaska Natives in the government workforce. Similar to sisterorganizations in the National Coalition for Equity in Public Service,SAIGE sponsors an annual National Training Conference to promote theprofessional development, cultural awareness and continuing education ofgovernment employees. We are pleased to announce our 7th Annual NationalTraining Conference, "Walking in Two Worlds: Bridging the Gap betweenNative America & Government" at the tribally-owned Mohegan Sun Hotel inUncasville, CT, June 14-18, 2010. At this event, SAIGE will host a Native Youth Track, Veterans Track andCareer Fair where we provide information to American Indians and AlaskaNatives and the local community about career options within government. There are six tracks of workshops,one of which is Health and Wellness.Included in these are presentations by: Food Safety and InspectionService on Food Safety; Federal Long Term Care Program; and IndianHealth Service will present a Panel on Tribal Community HealthRepresentatives. There will also be opportunities to participate inCoast Guard Academy's activities such as Getting Fit with Salsa Dancing,and Tae Bo Fitnees; as well as a native yoga presntation and regularevening runs. An updated draft agenda should be on the website soon. Earlyregistration discount ends May 7. See website for more information Sponsorships and exhibitors are still being accepted.

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