Greater Respect. Personal and collective respect for the community and its people, traditional knowledge, the natural world, the metaphysical world and other peoples and communities.


Taking Care Of… In this context, this is about taking care of present and future generations as well as taking care of the resources provided by the land and the natural world.

Hišuk ma c̕awak

Everything is One. A notion of the interconnected, interdependent and reciprocal relationship between the people, the land and the wider world(s) in a physical, spiritual and social sense.


Jack, J. A. (2014). Hish-uk Tsa-wak, Uu-a-thluk & Iisaak: Reconciling Traditional Values and Modern Governance .[PowerPoint slides]. Retrieved from