[Voa News] Examining the Debate Over Native American Land Acknowledgments

WASHINGTON —  A civil rights lawsuit filed by a University of Washington computer science professor has called attention to a largely academic debate over land acknowledgments — formal statements that recognize Indigenous custodianship of geographic areas on which institutions stand or events take place. Evolving out of the work of Canada’s Truth and Reconciliation Commission, … Read more

Acknowledging Native Peoples at UCLA Events

Office of the Chancellor To: Deans, Directors, Department Chairs and Administrative Officers Dear Colleagues: As indicated in the announcement regarding the appointment of Mishuana Goeman as Special Advisor to the Chancellor on Native American and Indigenous Affairs, it is important that UCLA prioritize respect for both the historic culture and the contemporary presence of American … Read more