Our Status: Non-profit, non-government organization.
1.Efforts to understand the special problems faced by Taiwan's indigenous peoples.
2.To defend the Rights of Indigenous Peoples.
3.To enhance aboriginal self-esteem, self-confidence and self-identity.
4.To promote the autonomy of Indigenous Peoples, self-determination, and to practice social justice.
5.Policy advocacy through indigenous solidarity and coalition.
Encounter a variety of plight issues to the interests of Taiwan's indigenous peoples, the association actively concerned about the intervention, including solidarity with assistance series of policy initiatives. In recent years, we focused on the land and natural resources related issues. Our core concern of the current issue is the construction of the various indigenous groups of autonomous entities - the assembly of indigenous people/nation.
The most important achievements of the association is the signing of the Agreement & Reaffirm of New Partnership between Taiwan's indigenous peoples and Government in 1999 and 2002. It’s consequence is the approve of ‘The Indigenous Peoples Basic Law’. The others will include the annual training & organization meeting of tribal leaders since 2000.