Land Acknowledgement Statements

* See note at bottom of paragraph about what a Land Acknowledgement means.

A land acknowledgement statement offers open respect for Indigenous people who have loved and nurtured the land for many generations. These wonderfully artistic acknowledgement plaques are created using durable Gatorboard mounting with a routered hanging channel at the back of the plaque. We offer both a personal and a business plaque.

The language can be customized to reflect your territory, nation and language. Order your plaque, then email artforaid2013@gmail.com to customize your plaque and order number

These Land Acknowledgements meet the Truth and Reconciliation's "Call To Action" mandate, are wonderful to look at, soothing and nostalgic. 

Spring Thaw is 20.25" W x 8" H - $65.00 Standard text

Poles is 18.25" W x 8.5" H - $65.00 Standard text

Spring Thaw is 20.25" W x 8" H - $90.00 Custom text (you have to purchase your selection, then email artforaid2013@gmail.com with your custom text content).

Poles is 18.25" W x 8.5" H - $90.00 Custom text (you have to purchase your selection, then email artforaid2013@gmail.com with your custom text content).

Plaques are special order. Please allow 2-3 weeks for delivery.

The statement acknowledges in real time, the First Peoples of this continent called Turtle Island, and of the territory you live in. You speak in the present to acknowledge the original caretakers of the land and by respecting the present, you respect the past. Acknowledging this fact does not mean you have to give up your home or business. These are words of respect. But there’s more to it...

Words are not enough...
Actions have to back up the statement - setting a plaque on the wall is a good start, but it isn’t enough. Develop a working relationship with the Indigenous people whose territory you are residing or operating on. Learn who they are, what their history is, stand with them to advocate for positive change and education. Be an ally. Learn how you can give back locally to programs that benefit the people whose land you’re on. Become part of the solution to restoring the cultural balance of the people.