The Truth and Reconciliation Commission of Canada’s final report calls for 94 actions toward restoring a balanced relationship between Indigenous Peoples and settler communities in this country. Following its release in 2015, territory acknowledgements are being used in communication materials and heard at the beginning of meetings, conferences, and public events as an act of reconciliation and respect towards the First Peoples of Canada.
The University of Waterloo acknowledges that much of our work takes place on the traditional territory of the Neutral, Anishinaabeg and Haudenosaunee peoples. Our main campus is situated on the Haldimand Tract, the land granted to the Six Nations that includes six miles on each side of the Grand River. Our active work toward reconciliation takes place acroscanada ters our campuses through research, learning, teaching, and community building, and is centralized within the Office of Indigenous Relations.
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