Vision, Mission & Values

Our Vision

All Indigenous Peoples living long and healthy lives for generations to come.

Our Mission

Advance American Indian and Alaska Native health and wellness by honoring Indigenous knowledge, strengthening Tribal and Urban Indian public health systems, and cultivating innovation and collaboration.

Our Values

  • Culture & Identity
  • Families & Communities
  • Tribal Governance
  • Respect for Sovereignty
  • Integration: Holistic Wellness
  • Indigenous Knowledge
  • Service

What is a Public Health Institute?

Seven Directions is a member of the National Network of Public Health Institutes. Public health institutes work with a range of multi-sector and multi-disciplinary partners towards a shared mission that creates conditions leading to improved health.

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