The 5th Direction

The 5th Direction is a Native owned Northern California program that works with Tribal youth and communities to promote cultural strength and revitalization. The 5th Direction programs create an atmosphere of higher expectations for Native youth while maintaining and strengthening traditional cultural beliefs and Traditions.  The 5th Direction programs foster healthy relationships with community and most importantly with self.

The 5th Direction promotes Cultural strength for Native communities

The 5th Direction is a program based in the understanding that culture needs to be present and strong in our communities to combat influences in our people that have caused devastation to our families and traditions. The 5th Direction exists to defend young Native people and communities from outside influences that have contributed to the negative statistics and stereotypes of American Indian people.