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Indigenous Studies: Indigenous Science

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Welcome to Country (Australia) 

Protocols for welcoming visitors to Country have always been a part of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander cultures. Boundaries were clear, and crossing into another group’s Country required a request for permission to enter. 

Acknowledgment of Country (Australia) 

An Acknowledgment of Country can be a way of showing awareness of, and respect for, the Traditional Custodians of the land upon which a meeting or event is to take place. 

Land Acknowledgement (United States of America) 

Land acknowledgment is a traditional custom for many Native nations and communities. Today, land acknowledgments are used by Native Peoples and non-Natives to recognize Indigenous Peoples who are the original stewards of the lands on which we now live.

Acknowledgment for First Peoples & Traditional Territory (First Nations, Inuit & Métis) 

Acknowledging territory shows recognition of and respect for Aboriginal Peoples. It is a recognition of their presence both in the past and the present.

Karakia (Māori) 

Karakia are prayers or incantations. They are generally used to ensure a favourable outcome to important events and meetings.  

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