Land Acknowledgements

Traditional: recognizes lands traditionally used and/or occupied by the People or First Nations in parts of the country.

Ancestral: recognizes land that is handed down from generation to generation.

Unceded: refers to land that was not turned over to the Crown (government) by a treaty or other agreement.

Wampum : serves as a person’s credentials or a certificate of authority. Wampum are used for official purposes and religious ceremonies and as a way to bind peace.

Tsí Tkaròn:to

Labyrinths are made in Tsí Tkaròn:to.

Toronto / Tsí Tkaròn:to is‌ ‌part‌ ‌of‌ ‌Treaty‌ ‌13‌ ‌between‌ ‌the‌ ‌Crown‌

‌and‌ ‌the‌ ‌Mississaugas‌ ‌of‌ ‌the‌ ‌Credit‌ ‌First‌ ‌Nation.‌ ‌

This‌ ‌land‌ ‌is‌ ‌the‌ ‌traditional‌ ‌territory‌ ‌of‌ ‌the‌ ‌Anishinabek‌ ‌Nation,‌ ‌

the‌ ‌Haudenosaunee‌ Confederacy,‌ ‌

the‌ ‌Huron-Wendat,‌ ‌

and‌ ‌the‌ ‌Métis.‌

‌This‌ ‌territory‌ ‌is‌ ‌subject‌ ‌of‌ ‌the‌ ‌Dish‌ ‌With‌ ‌One‌ Spoon‌ ‌Wampum‌ ‌Belt‌ ‌Covenant,‌ ‌

an‌ ‌agreement‌ ‌to‌ ‌peaceably‌ ‌share‌ ‌and‌ ‌care‌ ‌for‌ ‌the‌ ‌Great‌ ‌Lakes‌ region.‌

Metro Vancouver

Labyrinths are made on the traditional, ancestral and unceded territory of the Coast Salish peoples –

Sḵwx̱wú7mesh (Squamish),

Stó:lō and

Səl̓ílwətaʔ/Selilwitulh (Tsleil-Waututh)

and xʷməθkʷəy̓əm (Musqueam) Nations.

Labyrinths are made in traditional, ancestral and unceded territory of

the Kwantlen,

the Katzie,

the Semiahmoo

and Tsawwassen First Nations.

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