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American Indian Education

American Indian Education

Since its beginning the Indian Education Program at Centennial has focused on the education needs of American Indian students.

Mission Statement:

  • To assist Native American students in attaining academic success.
  • To provide Native American students with information about Indian culture and heritage taught by Native American staff.
  • To promote cultural diversity by building bridges between community, staff, parents, and students.


Program services are available to all American Indian students who are:

  • An enrolled member of a tribe, band or other organized group, including Alaskan and Hawaiian natives.
  • A child of a parent or grandparent who is an enrolled member of a federally recognized tribe or group of Indians.
  • Enrolled upon approval of the Title VII Student Eligibility Certification.


Program coordinator: Tricia Garvie-Carlson 763-792-5199
LEA Representative: Caleb Drexler Booth 763-792-6020

Information of Importance:

Raving Native Theatre Performance: Bring the Children Home
Friday, February 19, 2016 7:00 - 8:00pm
Centennial Middle School Auditorium


2015 Leadership Parent Letter

American Indian Culture Class Schedule 2015-2016

2015-2016 Parent Meeting Dates

Overview of Indian Education Laws and Policies

Tribal Directory

AI Enrichment and Summer Programs

American Indian Films


American Indians are embracing the 'decolonized diet'

U. S. Department of Education Office of Indian Education