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Land-grab universities: Expropriated Indigenous land is the foundation of the land-grant university system

This article provides an in-depth look at how the redistribution of stolen Indigenous land through the Morrill Act of 1862 was used by American universities to fund their endowments. The article includes an interactive database that shows all of the plots of land that each university benefitted from, their tribal affiliation, how much tribes were paid for the land, and how much universities received through the land’s sale. They also explore ideas for how universities can begin to make amends for profiting of of stolen land that move beyond land acknowledgments. For more read here.

Moving beyond territorial acknowledgement

Territorial acknowledgments have become fairly common in urban, progressive spaces in Canada. This article is about fully recognizing Indigenous homelands and is from the blog âpihtawikosisân.com – Law, language, life: A Plains Cree speaking Metis woman in Montreal.

https://apihtawikosisan.com/2016/09/beyond-territorial-acknowledgments/

Race-Evasiveness Among Camp Workers

This is a brief paper by independent scholar Cole Perry which examines how summer camp workers discuss racism and racial justice.

The paper can be viewed here: http://www.academia.edu/31306865/Race-Evasiveness_Among_Camp_Workers

The Mishomis Book: The Voice of the Ojibway

“Written by Ojibway educator and spiritual leader Edward Benton-Banai, and first published in 1988, The Mishomis Book draws from the traditional teachings of tribal elders to instruct young readers about Ojibway creation stories and legends, the origin and importance of the Ojibway family structure and clan system, the Midewiwin religion, the construction and use of the water drum and sweat lodge, and modern Ojibway history. Written for readers from all cultures-but especially for Ojibway and Native youth-The Mishomis Book provides an introduction to Ojibway culture and an understanding of the sacred Midewiwin teachings, aiming to protect this knowledge by instilling its importance in a new generation.”

https://www.amazon.com/Mishomis-Book-Voice-Ojibway/dp/0816673829