Recognizing our Creator put us on this Earth to protect all life;
Recognizing that the Earth is like our Mother as it nourishes, warms, and clothes us;
Recognizing our great law of respect for all our brothers and sisters and all of creation handed to us through generations as symbolized in the white feathers of peace;
Recognizing our great law of sharing our wealth with our brothers and sisters as set forth in our balhats (potlatch);
We hereby agree, and commit ourselves as Elders, Chiefs, and representatives of the member tribes of the Yinka Déné Nation, to work together as one for the education of our people.
The principles that govern our approach to education are:
The goals of Yinka Déné education are:
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