with the belief that Lakota cultural values and beliefs must be integrated into the overall mission of the organization as well as the daily activities performed by all employees.
Cultural relevance and personal identity of each individual and/or family served is prioritized and addressed through all interactions.
This includes, but is not limited to:
Individuals’ experience and understanding of racism, his or her culture, and interest about his or her personal identity. Individuals’ Impact of culture, spirituality/religion, language, and other culturally relevant elements on the existing or potential family, tribal affiliations/enrollments, & LGBT issues.