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Mission Vision and Values


Tulalip Tribes Mission

Together we create a healthy and culturally vibrant community.

dəxʷqʷiq̓ʷcut ʔə ti ʔalʔaltəd tiʔiɫ gʷəɫ dibəɫ gʷədzadad.


Tulalip Tribes Vision

We gathered at Tulalip are one people.

tiʔiʔɫ ʔəsq̓ʷuʔ ʔal dxʷlilap gʷəl č́uʔ ʔaciɫtabixʷ.


We govern ourselves.

dxʷdzixʷqscut.


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

ɫulčil čəɫ dxʷʔal tiʔiɫ ʔiɫhaʔl stalx̌il ʔə ti bək̕ ʷ ʔi gʷat.


1. Story - Crane and Changer

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

ʔəshigʷəd čəɫ ti sluƛ̕tədčəl čəɫa ʔəsləq ti haʔɫ sgʷədgʷadads.

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.


2. Story - Her First Basket

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

ɫušəqild čəɫ čəɫa ɫučalad ti xʷdikʷ tulʔal ti tuyəľyəlabčəɫ.

Tulalip Tribes Who We Are Values 2 Her First Basket

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


3. Story - How Daylight was Stolen

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

q̓ič́ syayus tiʔiɫ sšəqild tiʔiɫ ʔaciɫtalbixʷčəɫ.

Tulalip Tribes Who We Are story values 2 How Daylight was Stolen

It is valued work to uphold and serve our people.


4. Story - How We Got the Salmon Ceremony

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

ƛ̕uyayus čəɫ ʔə tə tibɫ ɫup̓aʔcut čəɫ ʔə tə tib.

Tulalip Tribes Who We Are story value 4 how we got the salmon ceremony

We work hard and always try to do our best.


5. Story - Lifting Up the Sky

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

gʷəl bəɫshigʷəd čəɫ kʷi bək̕ ʷ ʔi gʷa.

Tulalip Tribes Who We Are story value 5 - lifting up the sky image

We show respect to every individual.


6. Story - Mudswallow's House

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

q̓ʷiq̓ʷild čəɫ tiʔiɫ ʔiɫʔaciɫtalbixʷčəɫ dxʔʷal kʷi haʔɫ sʔibəšs.

Tulalip Tribes Who We Are story value 6 Mudswallow's House image

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


7. Story - The Seal-Hunting Brothers

təɫ ʔilid is a keyword that means speak the truth.

xʷiʔ kʷi gʷəʔudxqadʔaqaʔbčəɫ, yaw̓ təɫ čəɫaʔ ʔilid.

Tulalip Tribes Who We Are story value 7 The Seal Hunting Brothers image

We do not gossip; we speak the truth.


Information

Main Line:
360-716-4000

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

Address:
6406 Marine Drive
Tulalip, WA 98271
(Driving Directions)

Toll Free:
1-800-869-8287