The First American Design Studio believes that enriching First American communities through architecture and the service to those communities is all a part of being a Native American owned Design Firm.

AICAF pow wow logoCommunity & Charitable Events

Attending & sponsoring Pow Wows like the American Indian Cancer Foundation’s Pow Wow for Hope in Minneapolis, charitable events, fairs and other community events helps keep the staff and the company involved in the Tribal communities we work in.  We believe in our mission – Enrich Communities Through Architecture.

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NSAAP logoNorth Star AISES Alliance Professional Chapter

NSAAP is a professional chapter of the American Indian Science & Engineering Society.  Mike Laverdure is a Sequoyah Fellow and has been a member since 1988.  This professional organization made of STEM professionals mission is to support STEM careers in Native American communities and youth.

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250by400American Indian Council of Architects & Engineers

AICAE is a non-profit corporation established in 1976. Its membership is comprised of American Indian architecture, engineering, and design professionals through out the United States of America.

  • Advance the role of American Indian professional engineers, architects and design professionals in practice and to advance their professional skills.
  • Promote recognition of member’s professional excellence, service, projects and contributions.
  • Encourage American Indians to pursue careers as professional engineers, architects, and design professionals.
  • Consolidate the expertise of members into a single focus for representation on a national level.

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