Living Land Acknowledgement
BAX’s Living Land Acknowledgement
BAX/Brooklyn Arts Exchange is located on Lenapehoking— the ancestral, present, and future homelands of the Lenape people. These unceded lands also include the Canarsie and Munsee nations, among others. We acknowledge the colonial legacies of dispossession and displacement of indigenous people through the advent of settler colonialism and are committed to supporting anti-colonialist and anti-racist creative practices in our arts/activist-based space. This is the beginning of an overdue process of healing and repair linked to the systemic erasure and exclusion of indigenous people, as well as people from marginalized racial and cultural communities. We also acknowledge the ongoing work of indigenous people and Native Nations to protect their ancestral homelands and natural resources, which have existed since time immemorial.
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