AAIA is a national Indian organization with offices in Maryland and Rhode Island. We are governed by an all-Native American Board of Directors from across the country. Our programs fall into three main categories: youth/education, cultural preservation and sovereignty.
90% of all AI/AN students attend regular public schools and about 8% attend schools administered by the Bureau of Indian Affairs
“As intergenerational trauma survivors (and those who are still suffering) we must shift our minds from focusing on what has been lost and change it to the conscious awareness of what we can still learn.”