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Mission Vision and Values


Tulalip Tribes Mission

Together we create a healthy and culturally vibrant community.


dəxʷqʷiq̓ʷcut ʔə ti ʔalʔaltəd tiʔiɬ gʷəɬ dibəɬ gʷədᶻadad.


Tulalip Tribes Vision

We gathered at Tulalip are one people.


tiʔiʔiɬ ʔəsq̓ʷuʔ ʔal dxʷlilap gʷəl č̓uʔ ʔaciɬalbixʷ.


We govern ourselves.


dxʷdᶻixʷqscut.


We will arrive at a time when each and every person has become most capable.


ɬuɬčil čəɬ dxʷʔal tiʔiɬ ʔiɬhaʔɬ stalx̌il ʔə ti bək̓ʷ ʔi gʷat.


1. Story - Crane and Changer

Tulalip Tribes Who We Are Values story image Crane and Changer

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

luƛ̕təd is a keyword that means community of elders past and present.


ʔəshigʷəd čəɬ ti sluƛ̕tədčəɬ čəɬa ʔəsləqc ti haʔɬ sgʷədgʷadads.


2. Story - Her First Basket

Tulalip Tribes Who We Are Values 2 story - Her First Basket

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

čalad is a keyword that means to follow, live up to.


ɬušəqild čəɬ čəɬa ɬučalad ti xʷdikʷ tul̕ʔal ti tuyəl̕yəlabčəɬ.


3. Story - How Daylight was Stolen

Tulalip Tribes Who We Are MIssion, Vision, and Values 3 story - How Daylight was Stolen Lushootseed.

It is valued work to uphold and serve our people.

q̓ič̓ syayus is a keyword that means how daylight was stolen.


q̓ič̓ syayus tiʔiɬ sšəqild tiʔiʔiɬ ʔaciɬtalbixʷčəɬ.


4. Story - How We Got the Salmon Ceremony

Tulalip Tribes Who We Are Mission, Vision, and Values story 4 -- How We Got the Salmon Ceremony

We work hard and always try to do our best.

ƛ̕up̓aʔcut is the keyword that means how we got the salmon ceremony.


ƛ̕uyayus čəɬ ʔə tə tib tup̓aʔcut čəɬ ʔə tə tib.


5. Story - Lifting Up the Sky

Tulalip Tribes Who We Are Mission, Vision, and Values story value 5 - Lifting Up the Sky audio Lushootseed langauge.

We show respect to every individual.

ʔəshigʷəd čəɬ is a keyword that means to follow, lifting up the sky.


gʷəl bəɬshigʷəd čəɬ kʷi bək̓ʷ ʔi gʷat.


6. Story - Mudswallow's House

Tulalip Tribes Who We Are Mission, Vision, and Values story value 6 -- Mudswallow's House audio Lushootseed language.

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

haʔɬ sʔibəš is a keyword that means Mudswallow's House.


qʷiq̓ʷild čəɬ tiʔiɬʔiɬ ʔaciɬtalbixʷčəɬ dxʷʔal kʷi haʔɬ sʔibəšs.


7. Story - The Seal-Hunting Brothers

Tulalip Tribes Who We Are Mission, Vision, and Values story value 7 -- The Seal Hunting Brothers image

We do not gossip; we speak the truth.

təɬ ʔilid is a keyword that means speak the truth.


xʷiʔ kʷi gʷəʔudxʷqadʔaqaʔbčəɬ, yaw̓ təɬ čəɬaʔ ʔilid.


Information

Main Line:
360-716-4000

Hours:
Monday to Friday
8:00 AM - 4:30 PM

Address:
6406 Marine Drive
Tulalip, WA 98271
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Toll Free:
1-800-869-8287