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ᑖᐧᐹᐅᓰᐧᐃᓐ | ᑖᐧᐯᐅᓰᐧᐃᓐ
tâpwâusîwin | tâpweusîwin
  • Thinking before you speak
  • Saying what you mean and meaning what you say
  • Communicating in an open and honest fashion
  • Not shooting the messenger when someone tells you the truth
  • Thanking others for their honesty and treating the information provided as a gift
  • Simplifying your statements so that everyone clearly understands your message
  • Telling the truth like it is, rather than sugar coating it or beating around the bush
  • Presenting both sides of each issue to provoke fairness
  • Being honest to your partner
  • Be true – telling someone you’ve wronged them to make the situation and friendship better
  • Telling someone the truth, even when it might hurt
  • Telling someone if you accidentally broke their stuff
  • Being real
  • Knowing yourself
  • Being honest to yourself
  • Telling them you love them often


Explore the values

Our family values originate from our Eeyou/Eenou philosophy/Iiyiyiuiyihtuwin (Eeyou/Eenou way of life), traditional values and customs that come from the land, birds, fish and animals we harvested for food.

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