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Kincardine Council Adopting Land Acknowledgement – Bayshore Broadcasting News Centre

August 14, 2019

A land acknowledgement announcement will soon be part of the opening of future Kincardine council meetings.

Kincardine councillor Gerry Glover is the municipal rep on the Arts, Culture and Heritage Committee and he says the committee believes council needs to recognize that the land they’re on “was cared for by stewards who are no longer here but we are trying to maintain it…..with the same pride.”

A Land Acknowledgment is a formal statement that recognizes the unique and lasting relationship that exists between Indigenous Peoples and their traditional territory.

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