Indian Education Services

Indian Education Coordinator: Heather Perrine / 218-334-3181 ext. 5317 / hperrine@frazee.k12.mn.us

Services

Federal Title VII program supports the educational and cultural needs of American Indian students. The program is designed to provide educational support for students who are enrolled, or whose grandparents or parents are enrolled, in a federally recognized tribe or band. Some of the provided services include academic support, school advocacy, school supplies, as well as college scholarship guidance and support. Title VII federal fund are made possible by the completion and submission of a 506 form.

State funding, based on AMI attending, offers continued support of the Federal program along with the addition of an American Indian paraprofessional. The focus of the paraprofessional is on providing reading comprehension and vocabulary support for AMI K-3 elementary students within the school day, along with monitoring and support for AMI students in grade 4-6.

Native American Club

The Native American club offers both cultural and social activities to all interested students. The club is designed for students who want to learn more about Native American history and cultural practices in a fun, interactive environment. Some of the activities include cultural and educational field trips, cultural and craft activities, viewing Native American- directed films, and exposure to the origin myths and legends of Native Americans in Minnesota and other parts of the country. All students are welcome to attend.