Purpose, vision and values

Our Purpose

To nurture our families and community by strengthening our culture, stewarding our land and promoting self-governance and economic independence for future generations.

Our Vision

A world where we draw upon the traditional heritage of our ancestors to create a sustainable, self-governed nation so that all future generations may determine their own destiny. 

Our Values

Family & Community / Weteda Dihida
We nurture our families and our communities.
Respect P'ele k'aisis leokas namihnwihnda dihiwihnda    
We value our culture, ourselves and our neighbors.
Accountability / Bopas
We are responsible stewards of our heritage, our land and our resources.
IntegrityLeok puru
We practice time-honored traditions of social responsibility, fairness and honesty.
Communication / Leok t'ewe da p'ele soru
We value and promote the positive exchange of thoughts and ideas for every member of our community.
Loyalty / Leok sani patwinmatihn
We are committed to a common purpose: the success of our Tribe.
Harmony & Balance Turstarobesda heropirida
We believe that harmony and balance come from understanding and cooperation.