O Canada, our home on native land

Vector illustrated map of Canada with symbols

We recognise that we live and work in territories of the Wyandot, Haudenosaunee, and Michi Saugig Nations, and we are profoundly grateful to them and other indigenous peoples who have cared for this land from time immemorial.

As beneficiaries of a violent history of colonisation, we acknowledge our responsibility to uphold treaty relationships and so seek to be guided by Indigenous truth-tellers toward restitution, restoration, and reconciliation.

Our faith community—Toronto United Mennonite Church—has a fuller acknowledgement and commitment that guides our lives. You may read it here.