Acknowledging Indigenous Peoples at a Zonta Meeting
-Deborah Reynolds (Zonta Club of South Puget Sound)
We wish to offer a moment of silence to acknowledge the traditional, ancestral, and unceded territories of indigenous peoples where we each live.
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Please click on the link in chat to the map of native lands. Enter your address in the map, and choose one of the indigenous peoples that show up at your location. Type the name of the tribe or band into the chat here in the conference.
Continue by saying this:
We acknowledge that Zonta is a word appropriated from indigenous people for our own use. We honor indigenous peoples, past, present and emerging here and around the world. We offer our respect to local elders from the lands from which you are joining today. (wait 30 seconds)