Why is a land acknowledgment important and tips for creating one (click the image below to find out)
Macomb's land acknowledgment:
We meet here at [City Hall] in Macomb, Illinois, in the West-Central region of what you know as the State of Illinois. Please join me in taking some time to remember and acknowledge the legacy of this land and the many people who first called it home.
How do I pronounce the tribe names in Macomb's land acknowledgement?
Thank you to Don Alveshere (Spirit Lake Dakota) for his essential contributions to the creation of the Macomb Land Acknowledgement statement.
Let the land acknowledgment be just the start: (click the image below to find out)
Watch a short video speaking to the power of having a land acknowledgement:
Watch a presentation by the Field Museum in Chicago about using a land acknowledgement and the importance of them: