Accountability: we shall set and publish clear goals and regularly report on progress and financial performance.
Adaptability: we are able and willing to adapt to a changing environment.
Collaboration: we share our resources, expertise, time and energy.
Commitment: we will work hard every day for the Gwich'in people.
Cooperation: we will treat everyone with respect.
Diversity: we make decision with the greatest respect and support of differences.
Honesty: we will mean what we say and never be untruthful or deceptive.
Integrity: we will follow high standards of behavior and always put the interests of the Gwich'in people first.
Knowledge: we will build and preserve our traditional and modern knowledge and make decisions based on a thorough understanding of the matters before us.
Leadership: we will listen, inspire and empower each other.
Solidarity: we will work together in open constructive ways respecting each other's viewpoints but standing behind our group decisions.
Transparency: we will conduct our business in an open manner; we will report on all aspects of our operations regularly; we will respond fully to questions from participants on a timely basis.
Trust: we will be trustworthy and keep our word.