TO STAND FOR

Sa’ąh Naagháí Bik’éh Hózhóón

Vision

To foresee the implementation and practice of Sa’ąh Naagháí Bik’éh Hózhóón within our Diné society.

Mission

Utilize the principles and ethics of Sa’ąh Naagháí Bik’éh Hózhóón to restructuring and redefining the overall educational, instructional, and organizational programs to meet the needs of our Diné and indigenous students.

Principles

We utilize the traditional Diné concepts of:

  • Nitsáhákees
  • Nahat’á
  • Iiná
  • Siihasin

to advance the traditional teachings and concepts that has sustained our Diné people for generations.

About Us

As Institute for Diné Culture, Philosophy, and Government, we strive to enhance and equip our Diné and indigenous people with the traditional values, concepts, and methodologies that have carried our people for these many years.

Founded in 2003, Diné Institute has worked with various entities by providing technical assistance and professional development to State Departments of Education, school districts, local educational agencies, as well as tribal governments.

Much of the work we have done includes the hosting of several culture conferences throughout the year, holding a week-long culture summer camp, and providing consultation services to educational, governmental, health-related, and social service entities.

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