(1) Accelerate the articulation of Indigenous epistemology (ways of knowing, education, philosophy, and research);

(2) Protect and enhance Indigenous spiritual beliefs, culture and languages through higher education;

(3) Advance the social, economical, and political status of Indigenous Peoples that contribute to the well-being of indigenous communities through higher education;

(4) Create an accreditation body for indigenous education initiatives and systems that identify common criteria, practices and principles by which Indigenous Peoples live;

(5) Recognize the significance of Indigenous education;

(6) Create a global network for sharing knowledge through exchange forums and state of the art technology ; and

(7) Recognize the educational rights of Indigenous Peoples.