The Strategic Plan forms the basis for the Nation’s Annual and Multi-Year Budget and Annual Operating Plans.

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  • Pursue Self-Government – Beyond the Indian Act in 10 years
  • Engage & Unify Our Community Around Our Vision, Values and Objectives
  • Honour Our Elders, Speak Our Language, Practice Our Traditions, Enrich Our Culture
  • Teach Our Young to Be Proud Citizens with Skills to Lead Our Nation into the Future
  • Generate Income, Capacity and Economic Opportunity for the Nation
  • Expand, Sustainably Develop and Steward Our Land and Marine Base
  • Provide Income Assistance, Housing Supports and Services for those Most in Need
  • Foster Supportive Families where all Children Thrive in Loving Extended Families
  • Promote and Facilitate Health, Wellness and Fitness for Our People
  • Communicate and Celebrate our Successes


Songhees Nation is a responsible, accountable self-governing community with the legal authority, leadership and capacity to determine and pursue its own interest.

Language & Culture
Songhees Nation is a united community with a flourishing language and a reverence for its unique identity, heritage and traditional practices.

Land, Property & Housing
Songhees Nation has a sustainable land base meeting current and future needs for cultural, residential, recreational, commercial and community land use.

Economic Development
Songhees Nation is financially self-reliant and prosperous. The Nation actively participates in the regional economy.

Education, Skills & Employment
Songhees Nation has an educated population with a skilled workforce and full participation in the labour market.

Health & Social Development
The Lək̓ʷəŋən People of the Songhees Nation are mentally, physically, emotionally and spiritually healthy.

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