Recognizing the inherent sovereignty of Taiwan’s Indigenous Peoples
Promoting autonomy for Indigenous Peoples
Concluding a land treaty with Taiwan’s Indigenous Peoples
Reinstating traditional names of Indigenous communities and natural landmarks
Recovering traditional territories of Indigenous communities and Peoples
Recovering use of traditional natural resources and furthering the development of self-determination
Providing legislative (parliamentary) representation for each Indigenous People
The document later became the official indigenous policy for the DPP Government. However, as the document was signed before Shui-bian Chen became the President, the efficacy of the document has been contested.
On 2002-10-19, Chen, as the head of state and government, reaffirmed the new partnership between indigenous nations and the Government of Taiwan in a ceremony with indigenous tribal representatives.