our purpose

WITC exists to promote and ensure the social, economic, political, and cultural needs of our Tribal citizens. We do that by focusing on:

Luumaciq, Angayukulluta

(Culture, Being Partners/Friends
with Each Other)

  • Supporting and engaging all of our citizens
  • Documenting history and supporting cultural preservation, landmarks, and language education
  • Providing a connection to our shared culture, homelands, and each other


(We Save Things for Future Use)

  • Generating resources to support benefits to tribal citizens
  • Providing education benefits
  • Managing lands and resources


(We Support Each Other)

  • Advocating on behalf of tribal citizens, tribal sovereignty, and our lands
  • Collaborating and consulting on issues relevant to Tribal rights
  • Exercising sovereignty with our government-to-government relationships