The Sacred Earth Institute
More information about the Menominee People
It is important to note that this kind of acknowledgement is not a new practice developed by colonial institutions. Land
acknowledgement is a traditional custom dating back centuries for many Native communities and nations. For non-Indigenous communities, land acknowledgement is a powerful way of
showing respect and honoring the Indigenous Peoples of the land on which we work and live. Acknowledgement is a simple way of resisting the erasure of Indigenous histories and working towards honoring and inviting the truth.