Today is #IndigenousPeoplesDay. However, the recognition of the leadership and resilience of Indigenous communities
should be a practice we incorporate into daily life. We need to continually acknowledge the unceded, stolen land we occupy, recognize the contributions and emotional labor of Native organizers and community leaders, while constantly reflecting on what we must be doing to support the fight to give the #landback.
Legal Voice's Office occupies Coast Salish, Duwamish, Stillaguamish, Muckleshoot, and Suquamish Lands.
The staff writing this post occupies the land of the Shoshone Bannock, Shoshone Paiute, Burns Paiute, Confederated Tribes of Warm Springs, and the Fort McDermitt Paiute and Shoshone Tribes.
Here are some articles to help get you started, or continuing, on your journey:
Pictures come from the Thriving Peoples. Thriving Places. campaign by Nia Tero. Get more information here.