Mission and Objectives

Mission

        InHerit celebrates indigenous heritage through progressive collaborations that educate, conserve, and advocate for native languages, traditions, and rights to the past.

Vision

        InHerit envisions a world in which respect for cultural diversity will create global equality.

Objectives

      Celebrate

      • Amplify the voice of indigenous communities
      • Encourage cultural survival through self-reliance
      • Harness the power of media and technology to further indigenous goals
      • Honor the world’s vibrant heritage
      • Cultivate cross-cultural collaboration

       

      Educate

      • Reform school curricula to include native histories
      • Develop unique educational opportunities about local heritage
      • Advance global exchanges of knowledge about ancient and modern heritage
      • Build the capacity of indigenous individuals to manage heritage places
      • Advocate on behalf of threatened heritage places and native languages and traditions
      • Increase public awareness about global threats to cultural heritage

       

      Transform

      • Lead an alliance of communities, organizations, and experts working for heritage conservation
      • Work to keep sacred spaces sacred
      • Advance research in archaeological conservation and heritage rights
      • Support the development of indigenous archaeologists and heritage managers
      • Develop creative solutions to common obstacles facing indigenous communities around the world