- Where to access: at usdac.us/nativeland or by following this link.
- Time needed: 10+ minutes
- What it's about: How and why to practice land acknowledgment of the traditional Indigenous inhabitants of the land on which you stand.
- Discussion questions:
- What did you learn from reading the call and watching the #HonorNativeLand video? What surprised you? What challenged your thinking?
- What is land acknowledgement? Why introduce the practice of land acknowledgement?
- Imagine this practice widely adopted: imagine cultural venues, classrooms, conference settings, places of worship, sports stadiums, and town halls, acknowledging traditional lands. What does that world look like? How does the idea make you feel?
- Further Action:
- Download and read the #HonorNativeLand Guide
- Identify the traditional inhabitants of the land you are on and develop your own land acknowledgement. https://native-land.ca provides a good starting place.
- Print, customize, and post #HonorNativeLand art.
- Share the #HonorNativeLand Guide and call others in your network to action.
- Build relationships: Find out if there are active Native groups or organizations in or near your community. Learn about their
work and see how you can support them.
Social Justice Action Item: Read and watch #HonorNativeLand - A Guide and Call to Acknowledgement from the U.S. Dept. of Arts and Culture.
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