1. To operate as a public benefit organization including and according to section 501(c)3 of the Internal Revenue Code, and
2. To collect, preserve, and make accessible Shaniko and Shaniko related history (artifacts, documents, manuscripts, and photgraphs) to the public in the form of publications, exhibits, educational materials, and activities, and
3. To engage in fundraising and revenue activities that perpetuate the above mentioned purposes.