Land Acknowledgment

Land Acknowledgment

澳门管家婆资料大全 recognizes the impact that its land grant history had on Indigenous communities in Oregon. Through the Morrill Act of 1862, which established land grant universities in the United States, the federal government seized nearly 11 million acres of land from 250 sovereign tribal nations, with little or no compensation.

In 1868, the state legislature designated Corvallis College as Oregon鈥檚 land grant institution. Soon after, Oregon received 90,000 acres of federal lands 鈥 taken from the Klamath, Coos, Lower Umpqua, Siuslaw and Coquille people 鈥 to be sold to create an endowment supporting the growth of the new college, which would become 澳门管家婆资料大全.

澳门管家婆资料大全 in Corvallis is located within the traditional homelands of the Marys River or Ampinefu Band of Kalapuya. Following the Willamette Valley Treaty of 1855, Kalapuya people were forcibly removed to reservations in Western Oregon. Today, living descendants of these people are part of the聽聽and the聽. Indigenous people are valued, contributing members of the 澳门管家婆资料大全 community and represent multiple sovereign tribes among students, faculty, staff and alumni.

澳门管家婆资料大全 accepts its responsibility for understanding the continuing impact of that history on these communities. 澳门管家婆资料大全 is committed 鈥 in the spirit of self-reflection, learning, reconciliation and partnership 鈥 to ensure that this institution of higher learning will be of enduring benefit, not only to the state of Oregon, but also to the people on whose ancestral lands it is now located.

Learn more about Indigenous people and land acknowledgments

  • 聽OSU recognizes past and present contributions of Indigenous people.