Hostile Terrain 94: Land Acknowledgement Resources

While working on the land acknowledgement for the Hostile Terrain 94 exhibition, our team wondered how to best hold space for the Indigenous stewards of the land represented on the central map in the exhibition. We also were aware that the violences of border policies have and continue to affect O’odham people and O’odham Jewed (land). Through collaboration with the O’odham Anti Border Collective, Amrah Salomón J., Amber Lee Ortega, Napoleon Marrietta, Brooke Cena, and Brian de la Cerda., created a space for learning, a space to deepen understanding, and to expand our capacity to act in solidarity with indigenous activists.

You can visit our museum gallery and sit with selected books, zines and artworks selected and created by our collaborators. Below, you can find links to online resources to broaden your learning process:

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The Museum of Us recognizes that it sits on the unceded ancestral homeland of the Kumeyaay Nation. The Museum extends its respect and gratitude to the Kumeyaay peoples who have lived here for millennia.

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