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INDIGENOUS EDUCATION


GREATER ESSEX COUNTY DISTRICT SCHOOL BOARD LAND ACKNOWLEDGEMENT

​​​We acknowledge that we are on land and surrounded by water, originally inhabited by Indigenous Peoples who have travelled this area since time immemorial.  This territory is within the lands honoured by the Wampum Treaties; agreements between the Anishinaabe (Ah-nish-e-naa-bay), Haudenosaunee (Hoe-den-oh-show-nee), Lenni (Len-eh) Lenape (Le-naw-pay) and allied Nations to peacefully share and care for the resources around the Great Lakes.  Specifically, we would like to acknowledge the presence of the Three Fires Confederacy (Ojibwe (Oh-jib-way), Odawa (Oh-dah-wah), Potawatomi (Paw-taw-watt-oh-me) and Huron/Wendat (Wen-dat) Peoples.  We are dedicated to honouring Indigenous history and culture while remaining committed to moving forward respectfully with all First Nations, Inuit and MΓ©tis​​


​​​GREATER ESSEX COUNTY DISTRICT SCHOOL BOARD INDIGENOUS EDUCATION PROTOCOL

Indigenous Protocol Poster June 5.pdf