We are a tribal nonprofit health and social services organization.
Our Mission – Our mission is to promote the health and well-being of the people of the Arctic Slope.
Our Vision – The people of the Arctic Slope are healthy and content.
Our Values – With guidance and support from elders, our organization will be guided by the values of the Iñupiat people of the Arctic Slope. These Iñupiat values are:
Qiksiksrautiqaġniq Utuqqanaanun, Allanun, Iñuuniaġvigmun ~ Respect for Elders, Others, and Nature
Iļagiigñiq ~ Family Kinship and Roles
Aviktuaqatigiigñiq ~ Sharing
Iñupiuraallaniq ~ Knowledge of the Language
Paammaaġigñiq ~ Cooperation
Piqpakkutiqaġniq ~ Love and Respect for One Another
Quvianġuniq ~ Humor
Aŋuniallaniq ~ Hunting Traditions
Niglikkutiqaġniq ~ Compassion
Qiñuiññiq ~ Humility
Paaqłaktautaiññiq ~ Avoidance of Conflict
Ukpiqqutiqaġniq ~ Spirituality
Our Purpose –
- Respond to the needs and priorities of the eight recognized tribal councils, as determined by those councils,
- Encourage, support and foster each council’s abilities to do those things that they can do for themselves,
- Enhance and promote the self-respect, pride and well-being of the Native members of the Arctic Slope region,
- Represent and be an advocate for Arctic Slope Natives and the tribal councils of the Arctic Slope region authorized by those councils and organizations.