Vision & Mission

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Vision:


To support the inherent rights of Indigenous peoples to achieve full and complete health and wellness by collaborating in decolonizing research and knowledge building and sharing.

Mission:


To marshal community, tribal, academic, and governmental resources toward innovative, culture-centered interdisciplinary, collaborative social and behavioral research and education.

We value…


  • Sovereignty
  • Social, environmental, and economic justice
  • Resiliency and strength of Indigenous Peoples
  • Sustaining Indigenous resources and traditions
  • Unique contributions of Indigenous knowledge
  • Respecting the diversity of identity and experience of all Indigenous Peoples
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