Vision and Goals

CIR’s goals and objectives are to: create local, national, and international programs designed to improve and enhance the cultural image of California Indians through greater public exposure of tribal history; establish greater influence over public policies and programs that affect indigenous peoples and the environment; identify and implement projects that improve the cohesiveness and self-sufficiency of the Costanoan Ohlone people; provide land for indigenous peoples to carry out their tribal ceremonies and share their traditional way of living in harmony with the environment;  early 90’s our work promoted research in the field of West African pygmy goats, and we continue to provide support to California indigenous peoples who are fighting for land rights.