Land acknowledgments play a serious role in modern American and Canadian society, but that doesn’t mean we can’t have fun with them. While people are chuckling they can also be opening to new and perhaps uncomfortable ideas.
None better than Walking Eagle News. I follow them on Twitter so I don’t miss the good stuff.
Today I’m sharing two of my favorites:
- Land acknowledgement malfunctions, causing land to be briefly returned to First Nations, Dec. 19, 2017
- Land acknowledgement spirals out of control, injuring dozens, Nov. 18, 2019
I won’t spoil the fun. Go read them yourself.
Disclaimer: I’m just a White Ex-Mo Settler Boy™ doing a bit to hear indigenous voices.