Cafe Collab hosted an information session dedicated to helping students in the process of resettling to Canada, as part of a larger conversation to learn how McGill can better support new and non-residents.
McGill University is situated on the traditional territory of the Kanien’keha:ka, a place which has long served as a site of meeting and exchange amongst nations. We recognize and respects the Kanien’keha:ka as the traditional custodians of the lands and waters on which we meet today.*
Recognizing the history of where you stand is important, and becoming increasingly common practice when hosting events and activities across Canada. Here are a few tips to remember if you want to make a land acknowledgment before a class presentation, in a written document, or when hosting an event.