Island Acupuncture acknowledges the ancestral land of the Muwekma Ohlone Tribe in Alameda, I recognize and pay my respects to the indigenous people who have stewarded this land prior to colonization and forced displacement.
I humbly recognize the Muwekma Ohlone Tribe’s deep connection to the land, their rich cultural heritage, and their ongoing struggles for sovereignty and self-determination.
I stand in solidarity with the Muwekma Ohlone Tribe and commit to supporting their efforts to preserve and protect their ancestral lands, their culture, and their rights.
I acknowledge that this acknowledgement is merely a starting point and that true reconciliation involves actively listening, learning, and centering the voices and experiences of the Muwekma Ohlone people. I strive to work towards a more just and inclusive future that recognizes and respects the sovereignty and contributions of indigenous peoples.
I express our gratitude to the Muwekma Ohlone Tribe for their stewardship of this land and their continued presence, resilience, and wisdom.