Canadian Association of University Teachers (2016). CAUT Guide to Acknowledging Traditional Territory.

Canadian Association of University Teachers. (2016, June 3). CAUT Guide to Acknowledging Traditional Territory. Canadian Association of University Teachers. Retrieved from http://www.caut.ca/membership/resources-for-members

“The goal of this guide is to encourage all academic staff association representatives and members to acknowledge the First Peoples on whose traditional territories we live and work. This acknowledgement appropriately takes place at the commencement of courses, meetings or conferences, and presentations (given either at one’s home institution or elsewhere).” (p 1)

“… acknowledging territory is only the beginning of cultivating strong relationships with the First Peoples of Canada.” (p 1)

“Ryerson University (Toronto, ON) – We [I] would like to begin by acknowledging that the land on which we gather is the traditional territory of the Haudenosaunee , and most recently, the territory of the Mississaugas of the New Credit First Nation. The territory was the subject of the Dish With One Spoon Wampum Belt Covenant, an agreement between the Iroquois Confederacy and the Ojibwe and allied nations to peaceably share and care for the resources around the Great Lakes.

This territory is also covered by the Upper Canada Treaties.

Today, the meeting place of Toronto (from the Haudenosaunee word Tkaronto) is still the home to many Indigenous people from across Turtle Island and we are grateful to have the opportunity to work in the community, on this territory.” (p 7)

“University of Manitoba (Winnipeg, MB) – We [I] would like to begin by acknowledging that we are in Treaty 1 territory and that the land on which we gather is the traditional territory of Anishinaabeg, Cree, Oji-Cree, Dakota, and Dene peoples, and the homeland of the Métis Nation.” (p 8)

“University of Winnipeg (Winnipeg, MB) – We [I] would like to begin by acknowledging that the land on which we gather is the traditional territory of Anishinaabeg (ah-nish-naabek), Cree, Oji-Cree, Dakota, and Dene peoples, and on the homeland of the Métis Nation.” (p 8)

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