During Native American Heritage Month, a campus-wide conversation was held about Montclair State University's Native Land Acknowledgement, which publicly acknowledges that Montclair State occupies the traditional territory of the Lenni-Lenape People. It also commits our University to the urgent, difficult work of decolonization.

Focus on Education: This panel discussion included a reflection on how K-12 schools and teachers can do more to support Indigenous students and communities, decolonize the curriculum, and teach about Native American history and culture in meaningful, relevant, and effective ways.

Invited Guests: Dr. Rev. John Norwood (Nanticoke Lenni-Lenape, NJ) Turtle Clan Chief Vincent Mann (Ramapough, NJ) Dr. Lisa Brooks (Choctaw, OK) Moderators: Brianna Dagostino & Daine Ocampo Martinez Page Footer

Sponsors: The Land Acknowledgement Committee of the University Senate; CHSS; CEHS; Anthropology; History; Religion; The Holocaust, Genocide, and Human Rights Education Project; Writing Studies; Family Science & Human Development; Office for Social Justice & Diversity; MSU Adjunct Union AFT Local 6025

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