Inspire discovery, appreciation and conservation of culturally modified trees and places held sacred to Native Americans.
NASTaP’s mission is to inspire discovery, acknowledgment, and conservation of Native American sacred places and culturally modified trees.
We envision widespread awareness, respect, understanding, and appreciation of Native American sacred trees and places.
Our purpose embraces •Culturally Modified Trees (CMTs) •Modified stones, stacked rocks, rock art, and rock writing •Ceremonial landmarks and landscapes •Native American natural science and western science • Stewardship of the earth, land, water, and sky.
We value •Cultural appreciation •Experiential learning •Multidisciplinary research Inclusivity •Mentorship •Stewardship