Land Acknowledgement Workshop In-Person
In this session, we will discuss the Northern Health Libraries Association (NAHLA) initiative for personalized land acknowledgments. Land acknowledgments have become a more common practice to recognize the Indigenous nations whose land a meeting, class, or event takes place on. However, some scholars have criticized this practice as being only performative, and not one that is rooted in substantive action or justice (Stewart-Ambo & Yang, 2021; Wark, 2021; Tuck & Yang, 2012).
NAHLA has put together resources for personalizing a land acknowledgment that is focused on personal story, intention, implication, gratitude, and action. This approach works to move us past the act of recognition, and towards active work towards more just futures.
On Day 1 we will cover the basics of this approach to writing a land acknowledgment. On Day 2 we will be working on our own personal land acknowledgments. The sessions are linked but also can be taken individually if you are not able to attend both sessions.
The event will be co-facilitated by representatives from kihêw waciston, CTL, and the Faculty of Nursing.
- Monday, June 26, 2023
- 1:00pm - 2:00pm
- Time Zone:
- Mountain Time - US & Canada (change)
- 7-269 (Multipurpose Room)
- Faculty General New Faculty (recommended)
- Critical Pedagogies