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- We seek to strengthen Indigenous ways of knowing, education and research.
- We respect Indigenous spiritual beliefs, culture and languages.
- We work to promote the well-being and education of Indigenous children and youth.
- We seek to protect and advocate Indigenous cultural and intellectual property and promote the advancement of traditional Indigenous knowledge.
- To be respectful and cognizant that Indigenous knowledge is tied to “Place” and cultural specificity and histories.
- We work to help Indigenous families, communities and Nations to develop meaningful Indigenous science education.
- We acknowledge that there are many Indigenous Nations, languages, ways of living and knowledge systems, and each are distinct and sovereign.
- Celebrate Aboriginal science as a viable field of study that has a place in the contemporary practice of science, engineering and mathematics.
- Introduce Aboriginal youth to scientists in their community who can inspire them, encourage a love of the sciences, and teach them to appreciate indigenous world views and approaches.