Our Values

The importance of Indigenous language to culture 

The grandfather seven teachings 

The importance of preserving Indigenous worldviews 

Research-based on Indigenous methodologies and ways of knowing 

The critical role of Elders in research, teaching and creating safe environments 

To be role models for students 

Focus on student success 

Focus on community and global success 

The relevance of the Indigenous perspective in teaching and education 

The interdisciplinary and multidisciplinary support to all faculties 

The link to the indigenous communities 

Dedication to each other as scholars and individuals 

Consensus decision-making honouring each other. 

The importance of ceremony in both teaching and research 

Learning is relational and life-giving 

The importance of respecting all relations - living and non-living