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The State Advisory Council on Indian Education (SACIE) shall be broadly representative of North Carolina Indian tribes and organizations, specifically, the Eastern Band of Cherokee, Lumbee, Coharie, Waccamaw-Siouan, Haliwa Saponi, Meherrin, Person County Indians, Cumberland County Association for Indian People, the Guilford Native American Association, the Metrolina Native American Association, and any other Indian tribe gaining State recognition in the future.

American Indian parents of students enrolled in a K-12 public school or an American Indian educator licensed by the state of North Carolina may apply to serve on the Council.

Application for Membership
The SACIE membership application is comprised of five parts:  personal information, a biographical sketch, resume, tribal/organizational endorsement, and (if applicable) educator endorsement.

Applications should be completed and mailed to the North Carolina Commission of Indian Affairs, 1317 Mail Service Center, Raleigh, NC 27699-1317.  Applications must be submitted by November 1 of the current year for appointment in July of the following year. 

Click here (pdf, 87kb) to download the membership application.

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