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LAND

 

ACKNOWLEDGEMENT

Cornell University is located on the traditional homelands of the Gayogo̱hó꞉nǫ' (the Cayuga Nation). The Gayogo̱hó꞉nǫ' are members of the Haudenosaunee Confederacy, an alliance of six sovereign Nations with a historic and contemporary presence on this land.

The Confederacy precedes the establishment of Cornell University, New York State, and the United States of America. We acknowledge the painful history of Gayogo̱hó꞉nǫ' dispossession, and honor the ongoing connection of Gayogo̱hó꞉nǫ' people, past and present, to these lands and waters.

This land acknowledgment was submitted to traditional Gayogo̱hó꞉nǫ' leaders for review by members of the American Indian and Indigenous Studies Program (AIISP) at Cornell.

The final version will be posted upon approval. You can read more here.

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Email: sara.miller@cornell.edu

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175 Biotechnology Bldg  

Ithaca, NY 14853-2703  

The Cornell University campus is located on traditional homelands of the Gayogo̱hó꞉nǫ' (the Cayuga Nation).

Please read the full text of the land acknowledgement here.