Land Acknowledgement


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We acknowledge that the University of Texas at Austin is on the Indigenous land of the Tonkawa, who lived in central Texas. The Comanche and Apache moved through this area. Today, various Indigenous peoples from all over the globe call Austin home. While honoring the many diverse Indigenous Peoples still connected to this place, we acknowledge the painful history of genocide and forced removal from this territory. Recognizing the land in this way is an expression of deep appreciation for those who were here before us. We are grateful to be able to work, study, and learn on this piece of Turtle Island.

Learn more

Tribal Land Map

10 Ways to be a Genuine Ally to Indigenous Communities, Amnesty International