Land Acknowledgement

We acknowledge the teachers who have dedicated their time to help build this tool and the Lands that they learn with and from.

I acknowledge that I live, work, play and discover on the unceded traditional territory of the Tk'emlups te Secwepmec.
Mrs. Carolyn Cotito
Kamloops Christian School
I am grateful to be living on and raising my family on the unceded and traditional lands of the Coast Salish Peoples.
Lauren MacLean
We acknowledge the territory of the Musqueam, Squamish and Tsleil-Waututh Nations
Cara Laudon
Shwa'kwa-set Crosstown Elementary
The Balsam School respectfully acknowledges that the land on which we live and learn is within the traditional and unceded territory of the Syilx/Okanagan Peoples.
Graham Gregson
The Balsam School
We acknowledge and thank the First Peoples of the territory of the hənq̓ ə̓ minə̓ m ̓ language group on whose traditional and unceded territories we teach, learn and live, and upon where the Musqueam people continue their traditions and cultural education.
S. Regan
LEAP teachers and students are grateful for the opportunity to learn, play and build community on the traditional territory and home of the Kwantlen, Katzie, Matsqui and Semiamhoo First Nations.
Marlee St Pierre
LEAP - Langley Environmental Awareness Program
We would like to thank the Wet'suwet'en Nation for sharing their beautiful, bountiful unceded land with the students of Telkwa School.
Michelle Jakubec
I am grateful to live, work, and play on treaty 6 territory.
Talia Ritz
I am grateful to live as an uninvited guest on the traditional territory of the Mississauga Anishinaabe.
Anne Corkery
I respectfully acknowledge the unceded tmxʷúlaʔxʷ where I live, learn and unlearn on the traditional territory of the Sinixt peoples. Lands and Waters that were also cared for by the Syilx, Secwépemc and Ktunaxa Peoples, since time immemorial. As a non-Indigenous person, I am committed to deepening my understanding of these Lands and to take positive action both personally and professionally towards the principles of Truth and Reconciliation.
Laura Jackman
I acknowledge that I am on Indigenous lands of the xʷməθkʷəy̓əm (Musqueam), Sḵwx̱wú7mesh (Squamish), and səlilwətaɬ (Tsleil-Waututh) Nations the traditional stewards of this land, I acknowledge the role I play as an unwelcomed cis-female, Chinese settler and the damage it may have caused to these peoples.  I will work hard to unlearn and re-learn the ancestral Indigenous ways of the land and support their communities through my role as an educator.
Elsa Medina
Renfrew Elementary
I acknowledge that I am joining you today from the traditional and unceded lands and waters of the peoples of the hən̓q̓əmin̓əm̓ language group. This land on which I live, learn and work holds stories and teachings that I will commit to learning with and through as a personal act towards truth and reconciliation
Janice Novakowski
Frances McCoubreyI am grateful to the Secwepemc, Tsilqhot'in and Dakelh people whose ancestor's stewardship of the land continues with them today.  Their unceded territory and title lands are the places I now work and call home.
Frances McCoubrey
I respectfully acknowledge that we are on the ancestral lands and waters of the Algonquin people.
Yolanta Krawiecki
Ottawa Catholic School Board
I work, play, and pray on the sacred and traditional unceded land of the Algonquin Anishinaabek Peoples.
Tara Kroeger
Ottawa Catholic School Board
I am so honoured to be able to play and learn in nature alongside our young learners on the unceded lands of the Ktunaxa people. I am committed to reconciliation, decolonization, and building relationships in our communities and schools.
S O'Grady
I acknowledge and am grateful that I am able to live, work, and play on the unceded traditional territory of the Sinixt, Ktunaxa, and Syilx Indigenous peoples.
Megan Jamison
I acknowledge that we live, work, and play on the land of the Hul'q'umi'num language group.