Tulalip Tribes Mission

  • Play Lushootseed AudioWe make available training, teaching and advice, both spiritual and practical.

We make available training, teaching and advice, both spiritual and practical.

Tulalip Tribes Vision

  • Play Lushootseed AudioWe gathered at Tulalip are one people.
  • Play Lushootseed AudioWe govern ourselves. 
  • Play Lushootseed AudioWe will arrive at a time when each and every person has become most capable.

We gathered at Tulalip are one people.
We govern ourselves.
We will arrive at a time when each and every person has become most capable.

Tulalip Tribes Values

1. Story - Crane and Changer

Keyword - Community of Elders Past and Present - Community of Elders Past and Present

Play Lushootseed AudioWe respect the community of our elders past and present, and pay attention to their good words.
We respect the community of our elders past and present, and pay attention to their good words.

story Crane and Changer

2. Story - Her First Basket

Keyword - To Follow, Live Up To - To Follow, Live Up To

Play Lushootseed AudioWe uphold and follow the teachings that come from our ancestors.
We uphold and follow the teachings that come from our ancestors.

Her First Basket
 

3. Story - How Daylight was Stolen

Keyword - Valued Work - Valued Work

Play Lushootseed AudioIt is valued work to uphold and serve our people.
It is valued work to uphold and serve our people.

How Daylight was Stolen
 

4. Story - How We Got the Salmon Ceremony

Keyword - Always Trying - Always Trying

Play Lushootseed AudioWe work hard and always try to do our best.
We work hard and always try to do our best.

How We Got the Salmon Ceremony
 

5. Story - Lifting Up the Sky

Keyword - - Show Respect

Play Lushootseed AudioWe show respect to every individual.
We show respect to every individual.

Lifting Up the Sky
 

6. Story - Mudswallow’s House

Keyword - A Good Walk - A Good Walk

Play Lushootseed AudioWe strengthen our people so that they may walk a good walk.  
We strengthen our people so that they may walk a good walk.

Mudswallow’s House
 

7. Story - The Seal-Hunting Brothers

Keyword - Speak the Truth - Speak the Truth

Play Lushootseed AudioWe do not gossip, we speak the truth.
We do not gossip; we speak the truth.

The Seal-Hunting Brothers