St. Augustine Indian Mission and History
St. Augustine Indian Mission (SAIM), located in Winnebago NE, was founded in 1909 by St. Katharine Drexel and is the only Catholic institution in the state directly founded by a canonized saint. The Mission serves kindergarten through eighth-grade students from the Omaha and Winnebago tribes.
St. Augustine is blessed with a committed staff and Board of Advisors. The Mission is supervised under the auspices of the Archdiocese of Omaha. St. Augustine’s remains true to its Catholic heritage and welcomes students of all faiths. Students are taught traditional Native American culture and language, along with a solid core of academic basics.