Acknowledge and Repair: A Conversation About Land Acknowledgement


Nov 23 2022 • 32 mins

Just in time for Thanksgiving, Sister Marcelline Koch talks with Illinois State Museum leaders about the growing practice of land acknowledgement in relationship to Indian nations that claim Illinois as home.

Though there are no federally recognized Indian tribes on their own land in Illinois, the region is considered sacred land by 32 nations that prized the healing and restorative properties of Illinois’ waters and medicinal plants. Illinois was in times past a meeting place for sport and community among Native people. Learn more about how the Illinois State Museum is working to repair the wounds of colonization in the 21st state.

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