Tribal Territorial Acknowledgements

Territorial acknowledgments have now become commonplace at most university functions at OSU. I have heard from many that the practice now is in nearly all universities in the US and Canada. Many municipalities also practice Territorial Acknowledgements. There is something gratifying about the idea of a territorial acknowledgment, that is until one sits through an acknowledgment and it is delivered by someone reading from a slip of paper. There is usually no emotion, no true information passed along when this occurs. A student described this as just another PC checkbox to be completed. I have wondered what they are meant … Continue reading Tribal Territorial Acknowledgements