Native Lands

Honor This Land and Show Respect

In the Mahoosuc Region, most of us live and work on the homelands of the Pequawket band of the Abenaki people.

Let us remember that we occupy their homeland.

Members, citizens, and descendants of many different Indigenous nations live here, too. We are in a place of ancient and continuing knowledge and communication, and for that reason we pay our respects to the Elders of the original people of this land—past, present, and emerging.

Statement provided by:
Dr. Mishy Lesser
Learning Director, Upstander Project – Dawnland