Calling Native Artists!

Land Marker Request for Proposals! The Native American Advisory Committee is seeking artist proposals for the design and creation of a marker to designate the land at OU! We would love to receive your proposals, and work with you to build a creative and beautiful marker for the Anishinaabe Historical Site. RFP below and inContinue reading “Calling Native Artists!”

Acknowledging the Land: Our First Step

We call this land that abuts Oakland University’s Biological Preserve by her name in Anishinaabemowin: Gidinawemaaganinaanig Endazhigiyang (All Our Relations: The Place Where We All Grow). We practice the syllables and feel her cadence in our mouths as a kindling of intimacy. This is how our relationship began: Acknowledging the land is a common practiceContinue reading “Acknowledging the Land: Our First Step”