In New York we are on the ancestral land of the Lenape people.
We say this to acknowledge that, no matter when or how we personally arrived on this land, we each have a relationship to the life and the pain that this ground has been witness to.
Let us take a moment to reflect on the responsibility of that relationship.
Let us be stewards of this land and make a connection to it that allows us to leave it better off than when we arrived.
If you’d like to learn more you can go to these links to get a deeper understanding.