We would like to acknowledge the history of the traditional territory in which The Interdisciplinary Centre for Research in Curriculum Studies as a Social Practice at Western University operates. We would also like to respect the longstanding relationships of the three local First Nations groups of this land and place in Southwestern Ontario.
The Attawandaran (Neutral) peoples once settled this region alongside the Algonquin and Haudenosaunee peoples, and used this land as their traditional beaver hunting grounds. The three other longstanding Indigenous groups of this geographic region are:
The three First Nations communities closest in proximity to Western University are: