Who We Are
The ytt Northern Chumash Nonprofit is a 501(c)(3) state and federal recognized organization that serves as the legal entity for yak tityu tityu yak tilhini Northern Chumash Tribe. Established in 2010, the Board of Directors works to support, promote, and advocate for yak tityu tityu yak tilhini Northern Chumash Tribe.
We are committed to building positive working relationships with both private and public entities locally, statewide, and nationally, elevating the public’s awareness of the people who first lived in the San Luis Obispo County region known as tilhini to the Northern Chumash people.
In unison with the Tribal Council, the ytt Northern Chumash Nonprofit supports the preservation of our traditional culture; protection of our natural environment; regaining ancestral homelands; and the creation of economic opportunities to improve the quality of life for yak tityu tityu yak tilhini Northern Chumash people.
We envision San Luis Obispo County (tiłhini) as a combination of distinct cultures respected and valued by all who live in the Northern Chumash ancestral homelands. A place where people learn and understand each other’s cultures, and how we all are connected to the Northern Chumash ancestral homelands.
We employ a wide-ranging approach to promote public awareness of yak tityu tityu yak tiłhini Northern Chumash for the benefit of all generations by:
Advocating Cultural Education, Tribal Events, Language Development
Promoting Site Restoration, Land Stewardship, Volunteering
Supporting Tribal Land Acquisition, Tribal Economic Development
Through partnerships with private, nonprofit, local, state, and federal entities, we are committed to building positive relationships and understanding of the Northern Chumash people and vision for the region.