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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:

2015 Leadership Parent Letter

American Indian Culture Class Schedule 2015-2016

2015-2016 Parent Meeting Dates

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