Our Vision, Mission, and Values

Vision Statement

Stswecem’c Xgat’tem is an economically and politically self-sustaining Secwepemc community living our Secwepemc culture, language, and traditions in a healthy and safe environment.

Mission Statement

The Stswecem’c Xgat’tem, through quality leadership and services, will create employment and education opportunities, liaise between surrounding communities and governments, and promote healthy living with Secwepemc beliefs and values that will enhance and strengthen our people.

Our Values 

Stswecem’c Xgat’tem community will promote honesty, respect, accountability, fairness, and creativity amongst all members in promoting a healthy and safe community.

Guiding Principles

  1. Respectful in our internal/external dealings
  2. Provide quality service to our members
  3. Accountable to members and funding sources
  4. Cultural incorporation in daily practice
  5. Open communications and transparency
  6. Cooperative work with other First Nations, as well as federal and provincial governments